During these social distancing times, various artistes have turned towards livestream as the new means to reach masses. Capital FM’s DJ roster have been on the frontline at ensuring their Facebook followers are continuously entertained, clubwise. YouTube, Facebook and Instagram livestreams are on the rise for influencers and celebrities to connect with their fans, globally. International artistes like Lady Gaga teamed up with Global Citizen for a virtual concert named Together at Home, broadcasted worldwide to encourage social distancing and raise funds to support health care workers on the frontline.
The trend to creating online concerts has been to boost revenue streams as seen with Kenyan artistes taking the same route.
In early March, local artiste Nyashinski surprised many of his groupies when he announced a livestream concert premiering new content for his debut Lucky You album. His livestreams attracted close to 20,000 viewers across the Facebook, Instagram and YouTube pages.
Showbiz Company Trace has lined up online concerts as they did with King Kaka’s and other local expected to headline in the coming weeks. Artistes such as Naiboi, H_Art the Band, Khaligraph Jones, Mercy Masika, Eunice Njeri, Evelyn Wanjiru, Valarie Muthoni, Karun and Xenia are expected to be part of these shows to be streamed live via YouTube and Facelive digital spaces of Trace.
The next question is how to keep your family entertained, during these upcoming virtual concerts in your living room. Key pointers is to have the right television and speakers to convert your house into concert hall.
LG’s 2019 and 2020 OLED TVs therefore would perfectly suit your entertainment needs. With pixels that switch themselves on and off without needing a backlight, TV content are enhanced thanks to the deepest shades of black and brilliant whites.
Scenes are packed with 8.3 million pixels of extraordinary depth and detail, while colours are chosen from a palette of more than one billion. Combined with 4K resolution, these TVs are remarkably thin and perfectly blend into their surroundings.
For immersive experience, LG’s soundbars feature Dolby Atmos and DTS:X that allows sound to move in three-dimensional space. Developed in collaboration with audio specialists Meridian, this High Resolution Audio delivers 192kHz sampling rates and 24bit depth, both of which contribute to more accurate sound.
Featuring a minimalist design, this flagship LG Sound Bar You can also upgrade the system with the optional SPK8-S, a wireless rear speaker which adds two audio channels for elevated and more powerful sound.
“LG is always committed to supporting to various communities during this Stay-at-Home period by ensuring the very best entertainment solutions through our TVs and Audio Systems,” Said Maureen Kemunto, LG East Africa Assistant Marketing and Corporate Communications Manager.
“Critically acclaimed for its ability to accurately reproduce colors and artistes’ creative visions, LG OLED TV have set the standards for the future of home entertainment,” added Maureen.