In July 2015, Island records and selected competition winners took over Osea Island – a small island off the coast of Essex, for a 24 hour festival.
Island emerging artists Prides, Flyte and Kiko Bun all performed late afternoon sets at the Captain’s house, following a game of Island rounders.
In addition, there was a swimming pool, tennis, a BBQ and even an all-night DJ room in a converted barn called The Shack.
Canadian superstar The Weeknd played his only 2015 UK show in the evening – arriving and departing in style, by helicopter. He was supported by BRITs critic’s choice winner Jack Garratt.
“I haven’t played a venue like this in a very long time and I f**king love it,” Abel Tesfaye said from the stage in a WW2 converted munitions factory called the bomb shelter
Globe thought it was the perfect fit for Carling’s Black Label Project. It gave Carling the opportunity to be a part of credible, exciting music activation, attended by a plethora of Island’s artists including John Newman, emerging French talent Petite Meller, James Morrison and Bombay Bicycle Club, plus 200 lucky competition winners.