Actor Idris Elba announced that he will showcase his musical talents at a virtual event organized to celebrate the return of the European club competitions.
The official partner of football’s Uefa Champions League and Europa League, Heineken, has joined Defected Records to host a virtual celebration to mark the return of the European club competitions.
Idris Elba will be playing at the virtual event, which will feature eight DJs each streaming live from locations including their places and the Heineken Experience in Amsterdam.
Today, Elba uploaded a new post on Instagram to announce this great news to the fans. He wrote:
“Catch me playing with Defected Records tomorrow.
This event is in partnership with Heineken, an official partner of the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League finals! Make sure to tune in.”
Famous DJs such as Bob Sinclar, Purple Disco Machine, Low Steppa, Melvo Baptise, Aline Rocha, Ferreck Dawn, and DJ Monki will accompany Idris Elba.
The show will be broadcast live from the Estadio da Luz stadium in Lisbon, the venue of this year’s re-organized Champions League final. ‘Kick off’ will be streamed across Heineken, Uefa and Defected’s YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Twitch channels between 4 pm and 12 am BST on 9 August.
Idris Elba is a good DJ besides his movie career. However, lots of people didn’t even know he was a DJ. Also, The Wire star had performed at Coachella in 2019.
See the Instagram post below.