Last Saturday’s two hour Imperial Age online concert was a ground breaking success, with a stadium sized audience of 14,000 people watching on YouTube and 24,000 on Facebook.
While the concert was free, Imperial Age were inviting donations having spent $2,600 of their own money to produce the event.
But the generosity of their fans was unsurpassed, as they collectively donated $9,796 and purchased $1,681 in music and merch, generating a turnover of $11,477 for the band.
The broadcast was made with 5 TV cameras and full cinematic and stage lights in Full HD quality (1080p), involved 20 people (all with government-issued QR code passes allowing to work during lockdown) and took 3 hours. IMPERIAL AGE played 21 songs – including 2 new ones from the upcoming album – and in-between the songs answered some of the questions that the fans were posting via the online chat in real time.
“This has just been our most successful show so far. You guys rock. Big bow to all of you! you are our world.” – wrote band leader and lead singer Aor after the show on the band’s official Facebook page.