Shawn Mendes, Charli XCX & More Joining 'Live From the Artists Den' 13th Season: Exclusive

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Long-running concert series Live From the Artists Den has announced Shawn Mendes, Charli XCX, James Bay and Vance Joy for its 13th season, Billboard can exclusively reveal. The new season will launch on Sept. 16 nationwide on local television.

Episodes from the new season premiere weekly and help celebrate the series’ 10th anniversary on public television this fall.

Mendes’ Live From the Artists Den show was shot in front of a select group of 750 fans at 99 Scott, an industrial space in Brooklyn. The multi-platinum singer-songwriter performed hits “Lost in Japan” and “In My Blood” for one of his most intimate concerts ever.

As a special WorldPride NYC edition of the series, Charli XCX performed at The Rooftop at Pier 17 in the Seaport District to 1,400 fans. The event celebrated the LGBTQIA+ community and the importance of diversity and equal rights while also marking the first time Charli XCX performed new music from her third studio album, Charli.

Bay took over the newly renovated Webster Hall in New York for his Artists Den episode. The English artist played his hits as well as new single “Bad” for a crowd of more than 700 fans. And for a private concert by the beacg in California, Joy played a 17-song set at the Sunset Center, Monterey Peninsula’s premier performing arts facility. The evening culminated with an audience-led chorus of the Australian singer’s five-time platinum single “Riptide.”

The Artists Den was founded in 2009 by creator and executive producer Mark Lieberman. Since launching the first televised concert in 2009 with singer-songwriter Patty Griffin, Artists Den Entertainment has succeeded in producing intimate and unique experiences with more than 75 cutting-edge, contemporary musicians at historic venues including Graceland, a 1930s silent movie theater, the world’s oldest merchant sailing vessel, the New York Public Library, The World’s Fair and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The series has featured performances from Adele, Ed Sheeran, Imagine Dragons, Elvis Costello, Norah Jones and more. Live From the Artists Den airs nationwide on public television in the U.S., as well as on international networks in the U.K., Japan, Germany, Australia, Canada, Israel and Latin America. The series is also available on 10 international in-flight entertainment systems. Check your local listings for air times.

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