This weekend will be full of surprises. A new platform leading the future of event streaming, On-Air, will host a three-part series of exclusive pre-recorded performances. The hand pick of the current best British music, Alro Parks, Octavian, and Skepta, will entertain you all the way to your living rooms on October 9th, 10th, and 11th out of The Steel Yard venue.
While we’re all stuck in varying lockdown stages, missing concerts, and any sort of a live event, music fans can now gather and support the live music industry. A streaming platform On Air produced and will broadcast all three performances worldwide. You will get to enjoy your favorite artist with a group of your friends on the screen of your TVs, or on your phone with headphones. Your choice.
What you will get from this exclusive experience is state-of-the-art production, lighting, and stages specially-constructed to complement each artist and their unique production. The event’s production is handled by Steve Nolan. His 40-year career includes overseeing events like The BRIT Awards, The BAFTAS, The Queen’s Golden Jubilee, and early career touring with the U2, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, and more. The genius mind behind the lighting design is the award-winning Tim Routledge, known for his design shows for Beyonce, Spice Girls, Sam Smith, Stormzy, and many others. With this stellar team, you’re in for a treat.
On Friday evening, October 9th, the artist performing needs no introduction. A veteran of the UK grime scene, Skepta, will shut down your living rooms. The MC, producer, rapper, record label owner took his music to a new level with his 2019’s project ‘Ignorance Is Bliss.’ His ‘Boys Better Know’ crew recently reunited on Frisco’s ‘Red Card’ single. Skepta is used to selling out arenas, don’t miss out on the chance to see him up close and personal.
On Saturday, October 10th, the future of rap hailing from South London, Octavian will hit the stage with his energetic performance. His long-awaited debut album is coming this year with Skepta as the executive producer. Recently they collaborated on a new track ‘Papi Chulo.’
On Sunday, October 11th, the fresh young talent Arlo Parks will close this magical weekend of celebrating music and the art of live performing. As the pandemic hit, this up and coming singer/songwriter did not have a chance to perform. Her blend of lo-fi, storytelling music talks about topics like mental health and gender identity. Arlo’s breakout hit ‘Black DOg’ hit A-List on both BBC Radio 1 and BBC 6Music.
This three-part series of exclusive performances hosted by the streaming platform On Air is almost here. All filmed at the beautiful venue in the City Of London, THe Steel Yard. You can buy tickets below.
Words: Karolina Kramplova