New York, NY, October 13, 2020 – Artists Den reveals Live From My Den, an all-new digital series showcasing today’s most extraordinary artists performing live from the creative spaces of their homes, studios, and cities most meaningful to them. New episodes of Live From My Den will premiere each week exclusively via Variety.com, beginning Friday, October 16, with an intimate performance and interview with 8x Latin GRAMMY® Award 1x GRAMMY® Award nominated superstar Sebastián Yatra. Live From My Den is made possible and brought to life by Progressive; with additional support provided by Visa.
“Artists Den is excited to partner with Variety on our new series,” says Artists Den CEO/Founder Mark Lieberman. “We are thrilled to work together with this prestigious entertainment media company to broadly showcase these artists’ stories and intimate performances during this unique time. Having the support of Progressive, our series partner, and an additional partnership with Visa highlights both companies’ commitment to music and telling artists’ stories through Artists Den.”
“Variety is excited to be partnering with Artists Den to provide a platform for both emerging and established artists among the best that today’s music has to offer,” said Shirley Halperin, Variety Executive Editor, Music. “As we live through these challenging times, music is connecting with the general public in a more intimate way and Artists Den is the perfect vehicle to bring those songs home.”
Live From My Den will feature a wide range of top artists and rising stars spanning an equally diverse array of musical genres, including 2x BRIT Award and GRAMMY® Award-nominee Aloe Blacc, Phantogram, Glass Animals, Pink Sweat$, Foster the People, and many more. Along with spectacular live performances, each artist will answer fan questions drawn from the artist and partner communities as well as offering private tours of their creative spaces including their homes, recording studios, instruments and locations tied to favorite songs. With its intimate setting and inspiring approach, Live From The Den gives fans a truly unique hi-fidelity experience with a caliber of storytelling that has made Artists Den a global hallmark for more than a decade.
Furthermore, each episode of Live From My Den will highlight a local charity organization important to the artist, to be promoted via donation links and targeted messaging. In this unprecedented time of need, Artists Den and its partners will give back to the community by working alongside Delivering Good, a non-profit charity partner uniting retailers, manufacturers, foundations and individuals to support people affected by poverty and tragedy. For more information, or to make a donation, please visit www.delivering-good.org.
ABOUT ARTISTS DEN:
Artists Den is long known for presenting intimate concerts by extraordinary artists in non-traditional, often historic settings, connecting fans with a bespoke musical experience from some of the industry’s finest acts. Founded in San Francisco as a living room series, Artists Den has evolved over the past decade into a widely respected, internationally acclaimed showcase for premium concerts on television and top digital channels. Featured artists have included John Legend, alt-j, Alabama Shakes, Ed Sheeran, Imagine Dragons, Lady Antebellum, The Killers, Zac Brown Band, and Shawn Mendes, to name a few. Featured venues include Graceland, the Santa Monica Bay Woman’s Club, New York’s Society for Ethical Culture, the New York Public Library, The World’s Fair, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and NYC’s historic Riverside Church.
For more information, please visit artistsden.com.
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