Live Music Lineup Announced For PLASA - #WeMakeEvents Stage

PLASA Show returns to London Olympia from 5-7 September 2021, and welcomes live performances back onto the The PLASA - #WeMakeEvents Stage, which will present live sessions of hotly tipped emerging and established artists, industry roundtables and a few special guests - brought to the show in association with Headliner.

PLASA is set to showcase the cutting edge of pro audio, AV, stage lighting, rigging and staging, and the live music element will be raising funds for the WeMakeEvents charity, Backup.

Make sure to check out these performances at the show:

Sunday 5th:

13.00-13.45: Dan B Patrick

Hailing from Ireland and Wales, singer-songwriter Dan B. Patrick focuses on the most salient aspects of the human experience, covering love, loss, mortality and hope.

Using his voice as an effective tool for delivering his visceral lyricism, it’s important to Dan that his lyrics stand up as their own body of work, separate from the music.

13.45-14.30: Harrison Walker

Harrison Walker is a London-based musician with a passion for pushing the boundaries of sound. Inspired by the likes of Santino Le Saint and brakence, he describes his style as RnB fused with trap.

Walker has performed at a number of venues in and outside of the city, and is currently working on more singles to release this year.

14.30-15.15: Caitlin and Ollie Clark

Caitlin is a young up and coming singer from The New Forest who is currently gigging mainly in London backed up by band S.O.L (Sound if London) – a collective run by founders Ollie Clark and James Larter.

Ollie is currently producing Caitlin’s original songs written by her and her brother Moses Vab Den Bogarde. Together they will be performing original songs and others as a duo (guitar and vocals).

15.15-16.00: Isabella Coulstock

From playing a live session for Bob Harris at just 13, to performing at iconic venues such as The Troubadour London and The Bedford in Balham, and more recently opening for Jools Holland, Isabella has had a wealth of experience already at the age of 19.

She makes regular appearances on the live festival scene, BBC Radio Kent and Chris Country Radio.

16.00-16:45: Hedara

Hedara is a BRIT School graduate, writing and creating music in the pop/dance world. She has gained support from Jo Whiley and Dermot O'Leary, and is gearing up to release a new EP.

17.00-17.45: Tony Moore - Awake Musical

Tony’s musical career began when he answered an advert in a music magazine for an early lineup of the group, Iron Maiden, where he took on the role of keyboard/synth player.

The singer-songwriter, musician, radio presenter and music promoter was also a member of the band Cutting Crew, and in 1997 he founded The Kashmir Klub to showcase live music in London, later taking over booking The Bedford in Balham.

Under his musical stewardship, the venue has grown into an award-winning live music location.

Monday 6th:

13.00-13.45: Life Like Charlie

Life Like Charlie is an acoustic singer songwriter with catchy tunes, singalong lyrics and a wacky personality.

13.45-14.30: Mercy Lee

Growing up in Yorkshire's countryside with a tight knit group of friends, singer songwriter Mercy Lee lived far from the glitz and glamour of London.

The 21 year old singer’s values and influences are taken from the place and the people she grew up with, and her lyrics provide an insight into relationships, mental health and the everyday difficulties people face.

15.15-16.15: Fuzz Skyler

Fuzz Skyler are a five-piece piano rock band based in London. Influenced by rock giants such as Muse, Queen, Arctic Monkeys, Oasis, Nothing But Thieves and David Bowie, their music encompasses catchy melodies, strong vocals, driving riffs, big choruses and a unique image.

16:15-17:00: Sassy

Sassy is a singer-songwriter emerging out of the London music scene.

She is inspired by artists such as Florence and The Machine, Maggie Rogers, Billie Marten, First Aid Kit and Orla Gartland, and combines elements of folk and pop with emotional lyricism and strong vocals.

17:00-18:00: Shan Ako

Singer songwriter Shan Ako is a Brit School alumni that was a breakout star of 2018’s The X-Factor.

Shan releases her own music and currently stars as Eponine in Les Mis at the Sondheim Theatre in London’s West End.

About Backup

Backup – The Technical Entertainment Charity – is the UK’s registered charity that provides financial support to industry technical professionals, crew/production personnel and people working in the technical supply chain across the UK entertainment industry including those from live events, theatre, TV and film.