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FPV: Outside Lands, San Francisco


Aerial Recap of Outside Lands 2023 - San Francisco

Clark Lupt...

Top AirVuz contributor and FPV drone pilot Clark Lupton has carved out an enviable niche using "cinewhoop" style FPV drones to film music concerts.  In this outstanding piece, a pick for the FPV Pilots to Watch list, he gives us a recap of his work filming the Outside Lands music festival in San Francisco.  The three day festival was held over the second weekend of August, 2023 in Golden Gate Park.  Inaugurated in 2008 and now one of the biggest music festivals in the USA, the 2023 lineup included the Foo Fighters, ODESZA, and more.  

Megan Thee Stallion by FPV


Megan Thee Stallion - Micro Drone at Rolling Loud Miami

Clark Lupt...

"Cinewhoop" style first person view (FPV) drones are creating opportunities for us to experience events like music concerts from an entirely new perspective.  In this fantastic video by top contributor Clark Lupton, you'll get to see rapper Megan Thee Stallion performing at the Rolling Loud festival at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami.  Born Megan Jovon Ruth Pete, this talented artist has over 25 million followers on Instagram in 2021, and in 2020 was named one of the world's 100 most influential people by Time Magazine.  

Burning Man


Burning Man 2017 from Above

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Burning Man is an annual multiday concert and personal discovery event held in the desert of Nevada in the western United States.  The event began as a modest affair in the mid-1980's in San Francisco, switching to a desert location the next decade.  The modern era Burning Man see tens of thousands of attendees, many of whom camp in the desert during the run of the event.  Contributor and pilot Memmi used a DJI Inspire 2 drone to fly over the Burning Man grounds, treating us to this amazing aerial video.  

Concert at Hï Ibiza


Fisher & My Drone at Hi Ibiza

Ivan Merin...

Top AirVuz contributor and first person view (FPV) pilot Ivan Merino brings us this epic "cinewhoop" style first person view (FPV) drone video of an electronic music concert on the Spanish island of Ibiza.  The video was filmed at the Hï Ibiza, a new club on this small island in the western Mediterranean Sea and one of the most well-known party capitals in Europe.  In 2022, this venue was named the #1 club in the world by the influential DJ Magazine.  This video was picked for the FPV Pilots to Watch list in February of 2023.  

Giant Concert in Istanbul, Turkey


Concert FPV Drone Cinematic Shooting


AirVuz contributor and first person view (FPV) pilot Ykaanyildirim brings us this fantastic "cinewhoop" style FPV video from a giant concert in Istanbul, Turkey.  It's a great example of how these small, ducted-fan quads can be flown safely around large crowds of people, allowing us to experience familiar scenes from an entirely new kind of perspective.  Thoroughly entertaining to watch, this video was picked by the AirVuz editorial staff for the FPV Pilots to Watch list in July, 2022.   

Turkey's Nilüfer Jazz Festival by FPV


Nilüfer Music Festival FPV Drone Shooting

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Get a unique perspective of a well-known Turkish Jazz festival in this fantastic first person view (FPV) video, which was filmed with a "cinewhoop" style drone by AirVuz contributor and FPV pilot EminFPV.  The Nilüfer Jazz Festival is held every year in the Nilüfer District of Bursa, Turkey's fourth-largest city, in the northwestern part of the country.  The festival is part of the European Jazz Network.  This video was picked by the AirVuz editorial staff for the FPV Pilots to Watch list in September of 2022.  

California's Sabroso Music Festival


Sabroso Music Festival

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The Sabroso Music Festival is held at Doheny Point Beach in Dana Point, California, a beach community on the Pacific Ocean coastline in Orange County.  Contributor Bbloss decided to make a highly creative video involving the concert and the surrounding SoCal scene.  Using a DJI Inspire 2 drone, his video has awesome aerial shots of the concert intermixed with bird's eye views of surfers at a nearby beach.

FPV: Poland's Heartbeat Festival


Heartbeat Festival


"Cinewhoop" style first person view (FPV) drones - which are lightweight and have ducted propellers - have opened up new vistas for filming in situations which involve proximity to people.  A great example is music concerts, which would ordinarily be difficult to safely film close-up.  Witness this fantastic FPV piece by top AirVuz contributor dronujemy_com.  He used one of these ducted quads to film the Heartbeat Festival in Trzcianka, Poland.  Watch how he's able to effortless cruise over the heads of the crowd and right onto the stage! 

FPV: France's Hellfest


Hellfest From FPV


Top AirVuz contributor and first person view (FPV) pilot BlinKFPV put together this fantastic FPV piece to promote the Hellfest music festival in northwestern France.  The festival is held annually in mid-June near the town of Clisson in the Loire-Atlantique.  The festival dates to 2006, although it evolved out of an earlier festival which ran several years earlier.  WIth past daily attendance at time exceeding 50,000, it's one of France's largest music festivals.  This video made the FPV Pilots to Watch list in June of 2021.  

FPV: Pestapora Music Festival, Jakarta


PESTAPORA Music Festival 2022 - FPV shots

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AirVuz contributor and first person view (FPV) drone pilot FietFPV used "naked" GoPro Hero 8 action camera mounted to a "cinewhoop" style FPV quad to create this memorable viedo of the 2022 Pestapora Music Festival in Jakarta, Indonesia.  With its light weight and ducted (ie, shielded) propellers, with an experienced pilot and proper safety procedures this type of drone setup is ideal for filming in close proximity to people.  This video was picked for the FPV Pilots to Watch list in May of 2023.    

Cinewhooping an Afro-Beats Concert


FPV Drone Piloting in Live Concert Venues around Europe 🇪🇺 with NSG Music

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Top AirVuz contributor Dirty Dishes Productions is at the forefront of using "cinewhoop" style first person view (FPV) drones to film high-profile events that would be difficult if not impossible to film using gimbal-stabilized drones such as the DJI Mavic series.  Concerts are a classic example, and in this video you'll see how they were able to film a concert by the British Afro-Beats group NSG.  Filmed with a "stripped" GoPro Hero action camera.  This video was picked for the FPV Pilots to Watch list in December of 2022.   

Over 7k Guitars Playing "Hey Joe"


World Guinness Record, 7676 Guitars playing "Hey Joe" simultaneously


Here's something you definitely don't see everyday: it's a first person view (FPV) drone video of a giant gathering of over 7k guitarists simultaneously playing the 1960's classic "Hey Joe" in a prominent public square in Poland.  Yes, you've got that right.  Top AirVuz contributor and FPV pilot cine_ghost used a "cinewhoop" style quad to record 7,676 guitarists simultaneously playing the song, which was immortalized by Jimmy Hendrix in his 1966 recording.  The gathering was held in the main public square of Wroclaw.  

FPV: Indonesian Band Noah


NOAH Concert 2023

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Noah (NOAH) is one of the top music bands ever to emerge from Indonesia.  Formed in 2000, their debut 2003 album Taman Langit went on to sell nearly a million copies, and their follow-up 2004 effort Bintang di Surga sold three million, one of the best-selling records in the country's history.  Top AirVuz contributor and first person view (FPV) pilot FietFPV was hired to film a 2023 Noah concert, creating this incredible video with a "cinewhoop" style FPV quad and earning a spot on the AirVuz FPV Pilots to Watch list in July of 2023.  

Poland's Sunrise EDM Festival by FPV


Sunrise Festival 2023


"Cinewhoop" style first person view (FPV) drones are increasingly being used to film music concerts and festivals, providing a perspective of the performers and their audience which can't be obtained by any other means.  Top AirVuz contributor and FPV pilot dronujemy_com was recently hired to film the Sunrise Festival in Kołobrzeg, Poland, in the process creating this incredible video of the event in 2023.  Held since 2003, it's considered one of the top electronic dance music (EDM) festivals in Central Europe.  

"Burning Hand" NYE Festival in Kenya


Epic Kenyan NYE Party Rolls Out: Psychedelic Octopus, Fiery Hand

Dice Trave...

Forget Burning Man (the legendary music festival held in the desert of Nevada in the USA), how about the Burning Hand? Yes, you heard that right.  Contributor and drone pilot Dice Travels was in Kenya and was given the opportunity to film a truly epic New Years' Eve celebration in this African country.  As the title suggests, the highlight of this particular blowout was a giant hand made of straw which was set afire in a lake, music and lights a-blazing.  It's a truly unbelievable sight, especially when seen via a bird's eye view.  

Electronic Daisy Orlando


EDM DJ Catches Drone Mid Set


Top AirVuz contributor and first person view (FPV) drone pilot WestPsydeFPV brings us this excellent video from the Electric Daisy Orlando, a prominent electronic dance music (EDM) festival in Florida.  The festival was held in November, 2023 in Camping World Stadium, an outdoor stadium in the West Lakes neighborhood of Downtown Orlando.  In the video, which was picked for the FPV Pilots to Watch list in late 2023, his "cinewhoop" style drone is caught by a member of ATLiens, a top DJ/EDM producer.  

Rock in Rio Festival


Hyperlapse e Drone - Rock in Rio 2019 - Por Peu Ribeiro

Peu Ribeir...

See the 2019 Rock in Rio music festival by drone and ground camera in this fast-paced, hyper-lapse-heavy drone video by Peu Ribeiro. The festival, located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at the Barra Olympic Park had quite the lineup, featuring artists Drake, Ellie Goulding, Bon Jovi, Dave Matthews Band, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foo Fighters, Iron Maiden and many more. It’s now one of the world’s biggest music festivals and you’re getting a taste of the action in this video. 

Lakes Jam in Northern Minnesota


Lakes Jam 2019

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The area around Brainerd in northern Minnesota has become one of the premiere lake getaway districts in the Midwestern USA.  One of the big summer events here is Lakes Jam, a three day concert festival held on the grounds of the Brainerd International Raceway.  AirVuz contributor and pilot Blaze was hired by the concert to film the event in 2019, which marked its seventh anniversary.  Watch his video footage and you'll see some of his footage from the event, which included 24 musical acts.  

Technomusic Fest in Vietnam




If you don't normally associate the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam with big-time music festivals, this video will make you think again.  Top contributor jantrnkaproductions ventured to an 11 day pop/techno festival called Epizodes on Phu Quoc Island to create this rather remarkable video that includes both drone and ground camera footage.  The island is one of a group of islands in the far southern end of the country in the Kiên Giang Province.  This was the second year of the festival.

New Years Eve Concert in Poland


New Year's Eve Power Hits - FPV Live


Top AirVuz contributor and first person view (FPV) drone pilot FLy-Cam.Fun won a spot on the FPV Pilots to Watch list in May of 2023 with this excellent FPV video of a live New Year's Eve music concert which was broadcast on Polsat TV, one of the three main Polish TV networks.  The video is a great example of how "cinewhoop" style FPV quads - which are lightweight and have ducted propellers - can be flown around people and in other situations where larger drones present significant safety issues.  

Viljandi Folk Music Festival, Estonia


Viljandi Folk Music Festival 2018


Check out these aerial views of a well-known folk music festival in Estonia, compliments of contributor Blizzardfoto.  It's called the Viljandi Folk Music Festival, and it's held the last weekend in July in the festival's namesake town. With a population of about 17k, Viljandi is one of the larger towns in south-central Estonia.  The festival generally draws about 25k spectators, and it's one of the largest folk festivals in Europe.  Musical act headliners include some of the top folk groups in Europe.  

Aerialvation Drone in Action


Music Festival FPV

Luke Breda...

AirVuz contributor and first person view (FPV) pilot Luke Bredar brings us this unique perspective of an outdoor music festival.  The video was filmed with a "cinewhoop" style FPV drone from Aerialvation.  Weighing in at around 9 oz. (about 250 g), the quad's ducted propellers allow it to be safely flown around (and over) crowds of people, most of whom barely take notice of it.  These drones are becoming increasingly popular for filming public events.  This video was picked for the FPV Pilots to Watch list in September, 2021.  

Poland's Great Parade of Dragons


The 22nd Great Dragons Parade 2023 / FPV edit


Top AirVuz contributor and first person view (FPV) drone pilot Fly-Cam-Fun made the FPV Pilots to Watch list in October, 2023 with this excellent piece shot at a festival in Kraków, Poland.  It's the 22nd Great Parade of Dragons, and it was held at Wawel Castle, one of the most well-known landmarks in Poland's second-largest city.  Filmed on the Vistula River, which runs through central Kraków, the festival includes a large fireworks display and a flying dragon show performed by the Groteska Theatre.  

FPV: Turkish Pop Star Kenan Doğulu


Kenan Doğulu x EminFPV | 4K FPV Cinematic

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Top AIrVuz contributor and first person view (FPV) drone pilot EminFPV brings us this fantastic FPV drone video of a concert by top Turkish pop star Kenan Doğulu.  Born in 1974, Doğulu has released over a dozen studio albums, and placed fourth when he represented Tukey at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2007.  The piece was filmed with a GoPro Hero 11 action camera mounted to a "cinewhoop" style FPV quad.  This video was picked by the AirVuz editorial staff for the FPV PIlots to Watch list in July of 2023.   

Turkish League Championship Celebration


Trabzonspor Championship Celebrations


Football (soccer in the USA) plays an outsized role in Turkey's sporting life, so it's a big deal when a team with a nearly four-decade draught to win the coveted Turkish League Championship.  When the Trabzonspor team did just that, it was time to celebrate.  AirVuz contributor Ykaanyildirim was there with a "cinewhoop" style FPV drone to capture the celebration, which included a music concert and extensive fireworks.  The team hails from the Black Sea city of Trabzon.  This video was picked for the FPV Pilots to Watch list in May, 2022.    

Italian Rapper Lazza


Lazza - REPLAY FPV Live Concert


Check out this outstanding first person view (FPV) drone footage of a live concert by Italian rapper Lazza, compliments of AirVuz contributor and FPV pilot Mannaccio.  The filming was undertaken in connection with an Amazon Music documentary being produced by the artist, who hails from Milan, Italy and who was trained as a pianist before entering the hip-hop arena.  His most recent album, released in 2022, achieved double-platinum status.  This video was picked for the FPV Pilots to Watch list in October of 2022.  

New Orleans Jazz Fest


Buzzing the Jazz Festival 2019

Bumble Bee...

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, better known as Jazz Fest, is an annual celebration of the music form which was born in the African American community of the Big Easy.  The festival started in 1970.  Held the last week of April, it's one of the city's biggest events and draws jazz lovers from all over the world.  In this drone video by contributor Bumble Bee Productions, you can see some of the sights and sounds of the 2019 Jazz Fest, which is held at the Fair Grounds Race Course north of downtown.

Malta's Summer Daze Festival


Summer Daze Festival


Check out this excellent first person view (FPV) drone video of a music festival on the Mediterranean island of Malta, compliments of top AirVuz contributor and FPV pilot Fpv_travel_girl.  Featuring top performers from the worlds of EDM, pop and house music, the festival was held in August, 2022 (following a two year hiatus due to the COVID 19 pandemic) in Ta Qali National Park, which is located near the center of the main island.  This video was picked for the FPV Pilots to Watch list in May of 2023.  

Country Fest, Wisconsin


Country Fest 2017

AirVūz Off...

Held in the Midwestern town of Cadott, Wisconsin, Country Fest is one of the largest multi-artist outdoor country music events in the United States.  In 2017, AirVuz collaborated with the concert organizer to provide aerial video services for the event.  AirVuz FAA licensed pilots flew over designated areas of the concert and created this amazing video which features both ground and aerial footage. 

Basilica Block Party, Minneapolis


Basilica Block Party 2019 - The Aerial Experience

Basilica B...

For the third year in a row, AirVuz was an official media partner of the Basilica Block Party, a two night extravaganza to benefit the Basilica of Minneapolis, just outside of downtown.  The 2019 edition marked the 25th festival, which began as a one-night concert to help fund the ongoing preservation of the USA's oldest basilica.  Held on July 12 and 13, the lineup included Kacey Musgraves, Jason Mraz, Hanson, and Twin Cities sensations Semisonic and the Jayhawks.

The Basilica Block Party: 2018


Basilica Block Party 2018 - The Aerial Experience

Basilica B...

The Basilica Block Party began in the 1990's as a single two day music festival to benefit the Basilica of St. Mary, which sits on the outskirts of downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.  The Block Party is now an annual event featuring dozens of musical acts attended by tens of thousands.  Since 2017, AirVuz has served as an official media partner of the Block Party, enabling it to create amazing videos of the event which combine drone and ground footage of the center city at the height of its summer splendor.

The Zombie Pub Crawl, Minneapolis


Zombie Pub Crawl 2017 - The Aerial Experience

AirVūz Off...

The Zombie Pub Crawl is a one night multi-stage concert held in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.  The ZPC takes place during Halloween season, usually  in mid-late October.  The event is believed to be the largest pub crawl in the USA, with tens of thousands attending.  Since 2016, AirVuz has collaborated with the ZPC organizers to provide aerial and ground footage.  Here is the highlight reel from the 2017 ZPC. 

Zombie Pub Crawl: 2018


Zombie Pub Crawl 2018 - The Aerial Experience

AirVūz Off...

AirVuz has been proud to be a media partner of the Minneapolis Zombie Pub Crawl, the first and largest of its kind, which draws tens of thousands each year to enjoy a variety of musical acts.  Held in mid-October in deference to the (sometimes early arriving) Minnesota winters, in 2018 the Minneapolis Zombie Pub Crawl decamped from downtown and returned to Northeast Minneapolis, the rapidly-redeveloping part of town from which it arose.  The Minneapolis ZPG holds a Guinness-certified record for the largest zombie pub crawl.  



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