Billie Eilish is using her global fame to help the environment. The singer is one of the main presenters at the upcoming ‘Overheated’ climate conference, which will take over London’s O2 Arena next month.
The six-day conference (10-12 and 16 June and 25-26 June) presented by Eilish, Support + Feed and REVERB will overlap with the UK/Ireland dates on Eilish’s happier than ever tour the world and feature a mix of musicians, climate activists and designers to “discuss the climate crisis and their work to make a difference”.
Other hosts/speakers at the event include a number of climate activists, with Sigrid and Love Ssega performing at the June 16 climate music session. An accompanying documentary will also feature Eilish, Finneas and Yungblud, as well as fashion icon Dame Vinne Westwood, Glastonbury Festival co-organizer Emily Eavis, Girl in Red, Support + Feed founder Maggie Baird , climate activist Tori Tsui and cultural sustainability fashion activist/entrepreneur Samata Pattinson.
Eilish and her brother/producer Finneas are set to introduce the lineup on June 10 with a special speaker to be announced soon, followed by screenings of the doc, a music climate session focusing on sustainable green practices in the industry, a youth activist zone and discusses the benefits of a plant-based diet.
Ticket pre-sales for the event will begin Wednesday, May 4 at 4 a.m. ET, with general on-sale taking place Friday, May 6 at the same time here.
Eilish put her fashion where her conscience is on Monday night (May 2) at the 2022 Met Gala, where she was a vision in a classic turn-of-the-century-inspired Gucci corset dress that was assembled entirely from existing materials. “I just wanted to be as eco-friendly as possible,” the singer said. vogue livestream host La La Anthony on her take on the Golden Age theme.
See a trailer and the full list of artists and contestants below.
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