OVERHEATED: BILLIE EILISH, SUPPORT + FEED & REVERB HOST FIRST CLIMATE EVENT TAKEOVER AT THE O2
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Today, Billie Eilish has announced Overheated, a multi-day climate-focused event set to take place at The O2 during Eilish's Happier Than Ever, The World Tour dates at the London venue, in collaboration with Support + Feed and REVERB.
Across six days - 10th, 11th, 12th, 16th, 25th and 26th June 2022 - Overheated brings together climate activists, musicians and designers to discuss the climate crisis, and the work they are doing to make a difference. Topics will range from greening practices in the music industry to the benefits of a plant-based diet, and sustainable fashion.
Each day will feature unique programming including panel discussions, live performances, a documentary viewing, and opportunities for the public to take climate action.
Overheated Live presented by Support + Feed and Red Carpet, Green Dress
Presale tickets are available for The O2, Priority and Live Nation customers, as well as fans who opted in when purchasing Happier Than Ever, The World Tour tickets for UK dates. Presale opens Wednesday, 4th May at 9am GMT, with general sale opening on Friday, 6th May 2022 at 9am GMT. Tickets will be priced at £40 for the first Overheated Live panel session or £65 for both sessions. All profits will be donated to Support + Feed & REVERB.
The panel event aims to offer up solutions, generate ideas and create conversation for change, whilst acknowledging that no one person is ever the “perfect activist”. The discussion, which will be hosted by Abbie McCarthy and feature Jack Harries, Tori Tsui, Maggie Baird, Vanessa Nakate among other climate activists, will share their thoughts on topics ranging from the positive impact of a plant-based diet to making fashion more sustainable.
Overheated is the first-ever climate-focused cross-campus takeover of The O2, and offers the public not only the opportunity to experience Overheated Live at indigo at The O2, but also special screenings of the new Overheated documentary at Cineworld at The O2.
Overheated Citizen-T Playground
Overheated Documentary commissioned by WePresent, the digital arts platform of WeTransfer
The documentary is directed by Yassa Khan and produced by Maggie Baird and the Sage Foundation, an NGO founded by humanitarian Naza Alakija and Mike Malak of the Soliman Foundation. Sage Foundation is a partner of the event and aims to accelerate progress through creating campaigns which influence global audiences to create a better tomorrow.
Ticket information will be released shortly for the screenings at Cineworld at The O2.
The film will be accompanied by an Overheated Manifesto in WePresent’s ongoing ‘A Manifesto By…’ series where creatives and activists from Willie Nelson, Ai Weiwei to Patrisse Cullors from Black Lives Matter write their ‘10 rules to live by’.
Overheated Music Session presented by The Big Climate Thing and REVERB
Hosted by Abbie McCarthy, the day will feature panels moderated by Maggie Baird featuring representatives from REVERB, The Big Climate Thing, A Greener Festival, Julie’s Bicycle, Beggars Group, Live Nation, Earth/Percent, Tour Production Group and the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research. There will also be performances by Sigrid, Love Ssega and more to be announced.
A full itinerary of events is below:
Session 1 - 11am - 1pm
Session 2 - 3pm to 5pm
10th - 12th June
10th - 12th, 16th, 25 - 26th June
16th and 26th June
Event-goers will be encouraged to make climate pledges.
Maggie Baird, founder of Support+Feed said, “We are thrilled to be in London and to have this opportunity to connect and discuss different ways we can take action to mitigate the climate crisis.”
Adam Gardner, Co-Founder of environmental nonprofit, REVERB said, “Building upon our sustainability work on Billie’s world tour, and engaging fans at her shows to take climate action, we’re excited to empower even more people to take significant climate action and engage the music industry to do more through Overheated.
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About Support + Feed
Support + Feed is an intersectional nonprofit organization dedicated to creating an equitable, plant-based food system and combating food insecurity and the climate crisis. Founded in Los Angeles by Maggie Baird, Support+Feed has expanded to ten US cities, worked with over 80 community organizations and supported local economies across the country. Currently Support + Feed is part of the Happier Than Ever Global Tour which will enable them to expand globally including in the UK and Australia. For more information, visit supportandfeed.org.
About The Big Climate Thing
The Big Climate Thing is a creative response to the climate emergency, launched by the people at Climate Control Projects. We’re rooted in music, community, and joyful action. We make room for anyone and everyone who wants to be part of the solution. Check out www.thebigclimatething.com and the “BigUp" mobile app for more ways you can join us.
About Red Carpet, Green Dress
RCGD Global is a women-led global change-making organisation working from ‘moment’ to movement, bringing global cultural sustainability to the forefront of conversation and action within the fashion and design world. Celebrating its 10th year of the Red Carpet Green Dress campaign initiative at the Oscars, RCGD Global was initially conceived as a design contest by Suzy Amis Cameron (actress, environmental advocate, and author) when faced with the lack of ethical fashion choices while attending global premieres of husband James Camerons’ ‘Avatar’. The organisations’ work has since developed to include collaborations with global and small independent brands, partnerships delivering sustainable design solutions such as regenerative materials, educational work with the emerging design community - including workshops, internships and work experience, and international design contest initiatives. Learn more at https://
About Sage Foundation
Sage Foundation is an NGO Founded by humanitarian Naza Alakija, and is deeply committed to three areas of impact: education, empowerment of women & girls, and sustainability. Sage aims to accelerate progress through creating campaigns which influence global audiences to create a better tomorrow. Learn more at https://
About Soliman Foundation
Soliman Foundation is a foundation in honour of Mary and Yehia Soliman in support of the arts and lending a helping hand creatively to global issues we deeply care about. Learn more at www.thesolimanfoundation.com
About The O2
The O2 is the world’s most popular music, entertainment and leisure venue and has been visited by over 100 million people since opening in 2007. Playing host to over 400 events a year, The O2 is home to The O2 arena which is globally recognised as one of the world’s most iconic venues to play, and club sized music venue indigo at The O2.
A full day-out destination, there’s plenty to explore at The O2 including Up at The O2, a climbing experience across the world-famous roof; Icon Outlet, one of London’s most exciting retail destinations with up to 70% off 60 superstar brands; TOCA Social – an interactive football experience; Cineworld, London’s largest cinema with 19 screens; the 12-lane boutique Hollywood Bowl; Oxygen Freejumping trampoline park; immersive dining experience Mamma Mia! The Party; and over 30 bars and restaurants. Located just 15 minutes from Central London, The O2 is easily accessible via road, tube, bus or Uber Boat by Thames Clippers. Learn more at https://
About WePresent by WeTransfer
WePresent is WeTransfer’s digital arts platform, acting as the company’s cultural torchbearer to a monthly audience of 3 million in 190 countries. Collaborating with emerging young talent to renowned artists such as Marina Abramovic, Riz Ahmed, FKA twigs or David Sedaris, WePresent showcases the best in art, photography, film, music, literature and more, championing diversity in everything it does.
As a certified B Corporation™, WeTransfer has long been a champion of using business as a force for good. Since its founding in 2009, WeTransfer has donated up to 30% of its advertising real estate to raise awareness for artists, creative work, and the world’s most pressing issues. Learn more at wetransfer.com
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May 3, 2022 7:19am ET by Live Nation