American Express Announces John Legend And The Rootsâ€™ 'Unstaged' Live-Stream Performance
September 15, 2010 at 9:22 AM (PT)
AMERICAN EXPRESS has announced that JOHN LEGEND AND THE ROOTS will perform at Terminal 5 in NEW YORK on SEPTEMBER 23rd as part of “UNSTAGED: AN ORIGINAL SERIES FROM AMERICAN EXPRESS.” It was also announced that award-winning filmmaker SPIKE LEE will direct the headline performance.
This show represents the second installment of AMERICAN EXPRESS’ “Unstaged” program, which launched in JULY, and is the latest offering from AMERICAN EXPRESS in partnership with VEVO and YOUTUBE to feature five live-stream concerts with some of today’s most talented musicians and directors over the course of the year.
The performance, which will also feature surprise musical guests, will be live-streamed at 9:00p ET at youtube.com/johnlegendvevo and coincides with the release collaborative album release, “Wake Up!,” from LEGEND AND THE ROOTS on SEPTEMBER 21st.
“Following our hugely successful kick-off event last month, we are excited to partner with this talented trio of artists for the next installment of ‘Unstaged,’” said COURTNEY KELSO, VP/Sports and Entertainment Access Strategy at AMERICAN EXPRESS. “Combining an exciting concert experience, dynamic live stream, talented musical artists and an award-winning director is a way that we are providing unparalleled access to special events for Cardmembers and music lovers alike.”
For more information about American Express and music, please visit americanexpress.com/entertainment.