The artist’s new album “Special” dropped this weekend and New York is commemorating it with the free two-day pop-up experience called LIZZOVERSE Presented by American Express.
The event takes place Saturday, July 16 & Sunday, July 17, and features a stunning light show running every two hours from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The show itself is about 45 minutes long.
The Lizzoverse is equal parts album listening party, light show and dance party. Every song from the new record had its own unique light display and theme.
As we walked into the glittery fringed entrance, we were greeted with: “Welcome to the Lizzoverse b*tches!” Twerkalicious songs played in a room filled with forest green chairs and bean bags. Two songs into Lizzo’s new album, the crowd erupted into a dance party during the single “About Damn Time.”
The album played in order from beginning to end. Each visual had a different and element that represented part of the Lizzoverse. The sun rose and clouds parted during “Special,” while rain and thunder surrounded listeners during the moodier track “Break Up Twice.” And the planets became a disco ball during the groovier tune “Everybody’s Gay.”
As you exit the event, limited edition merchandise is available for purchase. Some items include the vinyl of the album, a tote bag, shorts and colorful shirts!
**If reservations sell out, there are still a limited number of spots available at the door!