On Friday, October 15, Apple TV+ will debut a new documentary, The Velvet Underground. Following the influential rock band, The Velvet Underground, it looks back on their formation and rise in the 1960s New York art scene and their influence on rock and the development of punk and new wave music. The first major film to tell the band’s story, The Velvet Underground, will open in theaters and debut on Apple TV+ on October 15. Read on to learn how to watch The Velvet Underground.
- When Does The Velvet Underground Premiere: Friday, October 15
- Where Can You Watch: The Velvet Underground is exclusively available on Apple TV+ (1-week-free-trial).
Where You Can Watch The Velvet Underground
The Velvet Underground will be exclusively available in theaters and on the Apple TV+ streaming service. (Apple TV Plus shouldn’t be confused with the Apple TV streaming device.) The service costs $9.99 per month after a 7-day free trial; there is no long-term commitment, and you can cancel at any time. Don’t worry if you don’t have an Apple device, however. The Apple TV+ app is supported on Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, iPhone, iPad, Mac, and iPod Touch, Samsung Smart TVs, LG Smart TVs, VIZIO Smart TVs, Sony Smart TVs, and more. For more information on this streaming service, check out our review of Apple TV+.
About The Velvet Underground
The Velvet Underground covers the rise and influence of the band of the same name. Formed in the New York art scene of the 1960s, The Velvet Underground would be massively influential on rock, punk, and new wave music for decades. In this first full documentary on the band, director Todd Haynes (whose cult film Velvet Goldmine is largely inspired by Velvet Underground’s Lou Reed and other contemporary musicians) combines incredible archival footage with in-depth interviews for a hypnotic story on the band’s lasting impact in music.