LIVE AT 9:30 Launches Full Website; Watch First Episode Online
LIVE AT 9:30 is excited to announce the launch of LiveAt930.com. Hosted by Squarespace, LiveAt930.com will be the exclusive online destination for the program and feature clips, behind the scenes blogs, and much more from the groundbreaking TV music variety series. Episodes of "Live At 9:30" began airing on public television stations earlier this month. Viewers should contact their local public television station to learn more about when "Live At 9:30" will air locally. After each episode has aired on public television, it will be available in full at LiveAt930.com.Visit LiveAt930.com now to view clips from the first episodes. The first three episodes of the 12-episode premiere season will feature performances by Garbage, The Arcs, Tove Lo, Ibeyi, El Vy, MisterWives, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Frank Turner, MS MR, Cold War Kids, Youth Lagoon, Jess Glynne, Yonder Mountain String Band, Mariachi Flor de Toloache and Waxahatchee. Wayne White, of "Pee-wee's Playhouse" fame, has provided an animated puppet short for the series. Episodes will feature an unexpected mix of contributors and hosts, including Henry Rollins, NPR Music's Bob Boilen, HANNIBAL Buress, Jill Kargman, Ralphie May, and many more surprise guests. Through LiveAt930.com, music fans around the world will have access to the performances, interviews, and short films that make up each episode. With creative agency Preacher, Squarespace built the LiveAt930.com website to host the incredible content featured in each episode of the TV series. For Squarespace, involvement in the TV series and the accompanying website was a natural fit. "We have always supported and will continue to support the creative community, so it made perfect sense for Squarespace to host this innovative new program," says Squarespace Chief Creative Officer David Lee. "The 9:30 Club is a landmark institution where countless legendary artists have launched their careers, and we are excited to be part of that rich history." Ahead of its air date, "Live At 9:30" has already drawn nationwide interest (Washington Post, Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Billboard, USA Today, AV Club) for what promises to be a new series unlike any other - an unpredictable, modern-day music variety series filmed at Washington, D.C.'s legendary 9:30 Club. Each cinematic, one-hour episode of "Live At 9:30" will feature a collection of acts from different genres, interspersed with insightful and entertaining interviews, short films, and comedic bits. In a word: variety - variety about which people are already talking.