Landmarks Live In Concert Returns to Great Performances with will.i.am and Friends Featuring the Black Eyed Peas, Premiering Friday, April 20 on PBS
The Grammy-winning superstar performs at London’s Royal Albert Hall with the Black Eyed Peas and friends
Blending the boundaries between hip-hop, pop, electronic dance music and contemporary R&B in his signature musical style, will.i.am performs from London’s Royal Albert Hall in will.i.am and Friends Featuring the Black Eyed Peas – Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special, premiering nationwide Friday, April 20 at 10 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). The concert will be available to stream the following day on http://pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps.
The Grammy-, Emmy- and Latin Grammy-winning artist, writer and producer reunites with Taboo and apl.de.ap of the Black Eyed Peas on stage to perform reinvented renditions of hits including “Let’s Get It Started,” “Where Is The Love?” and “I Gotta Feeling.” Special guests Eva Simons, Pia Mia and Lydia Lucy (The Voice UK) join will.i.am for dynamic performances of “Scream & Shout,” “#thatPower,” “Heartbreaker” and more in this one-night-only concert experience. will.i.am chose his second hometown of London for this special event.
Created by documentary and live event producer/director Daniel E Catullo III, Landmarks Live in Concert features a lineup of global music superstars performing at landmark locations of either historical or personal significance around the world. Past episodes featured Alicia Keys at multiple locations around New York City, Brad Paisley at West Virginia University, Andrea Bocelli live at Florence’s Palazzo Vecchio and Foo Fighters at the Acropolis in Athens, Greece.
- This Is Love ft. Eva Simons
- Boys & Girls Ft. Pia Mia
- Heartbreaker Ft. Lydia Lucy
- Let’s Get It Started w/ Black Eyed Peas
- Pump It w/ Black Eyed Peas
- The Time (Dirty Bit) w/ Black Eyed Peas
- Where Is The Love w/ Black Eyed Peas
- I Gotta Feeling w/ Black Eyed Peas
- Scream & Shout
Landmarks Live in Concert is a production of City Drive Films. Daniel E Catullo III, CEO of City Drive Films is creator, director and executive producer. The series is co-produced with Bungalow Media + Entertainment. Its CEO, industry veteran Robert Friedman also serves as executive producer. For Great Performances, Bill O’Donnell is series producer and David Horn is executive producer. Stephen Segaller is executive-in-charge for WNET.
Great Performances is produced by THIRTEEN PRODUCTIONS LLC for WNET, one of America’s most prolific and respected public media providers. Throughout its more than 40-year history on public television, Great Performances has provided viewers across the country with an unparalleled showcase of the best in all genres of the performing arts, serving as America’s most prestigious and enduring broadcaster of cultural programming.
Major support for Great Performances is provided by The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation, the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Arts Fund, the Irene Diamond Fund, the LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, The Agnes Varis Trust, The Starr Foundation, the Kate W. Cassidy Foundation, Ellen and James S. Marcus, The Philip and Janice Levin Foundation, The Abra Prentice Foundation, and PBS.
About City Drive Films
City Drive Films, LLC is a subsidiary of The City Drive Group, LLC, a finance, production and distribution company with offices in Los Angeles, Orange County, Stockholm and New York. City Drive specializes in original television series both unscripted and scripted, documentaries and live events. Recent projects include the 2013 Academy Award Nominee & Emmy winning documentary The Square, the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award winning documentary Alive Inside; LANDMARKS Live in Concert, Rage Against The Machine-Live From London, Shiprocked, the competition battle rap series Total Slaughter (a co-production with Electus and Shady Films), and events such as TED x Hollywood, and spoken word artist IN-Q. For more information please visit www.thecitydrivegroup.com. For more information on Landmarks Live in Concert, please visit www.landmarkslive.com
WNET is America’s flagship PBS station and parent company of THIRTEEN and WLIW21. WNET also operates NJTV, the statewide public media network in New Jersey. Through its broadcast channels, three cable services (THIRTEEN PBSKids, Create and World) and online streaming sites, WNET brings quality arts, education and public affairs programming to more than five million viewers each week. WNET produces and presents such acclaimed PBS series as Nature, Great Performances, American Masters, PBS NewsHour Weekend and a range of documentaries, children’s programs, and local news and cultural offerings. WNET’s groundbreaking series for children and young adults include Get the Math, Oh Noah! and Cyberchase as well as Mission US, the award-winning interactive history game. WNET highlights the tri-state’s unique culture and diverse communities through NYC-ARTS, Theater Close-Up, NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams and MetroFocus, the daily multi-platform news magazine focusing on the New York region. In addition, WNET produces online-only programming including the award-winning series about gender identity, First Person, and an intergenerational look at tech and pop culture, The Chatterbox with Kevin and Grandma Lill. In 2015, THIRTEEN launched Passport, an online streaming service which allows members to see new and archival THIRTEEN and PBS programming anytime, anywhere: www.thirteen.org/passport.