Sunday, May 30, 2021

Bank Holiday newsreel



 

The weekend is in full swing and everyone has Monday off too!
Here is the weeks newsreel in case you missed it last night.  A reminder that Substation and World's End are todays key events at 11am SL time (7pm UK).

Happy Sunday!



Friday, May 28, 2021

Diana Ross on Saturday





A cross-over event taking us into London Pride month!

Diana Ross, born 1944 is an American singer, songwriter and occasional actress.  She rose to fame as the lead vocal in the group, The Supremes.

She departed The Supremes in 1970 and embarked on a Solo career and is still recording to this day.

She is best known for songs, Ain't No Mountain High Enough, Upside Down, Endless Love, Touch Me in The Morning, I'm Coming Out, Chain Reaction, When You Tell Me That You Love Me and many more.

Come and enjoy Diana Ross on Saturday at Party in The Park. The party starts at 12pm SLT (8pm UK) with the show an hour later at 1pm SLT.

Location http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/92/104/23


Thursday, May 27, 2021

Bank Holiday Eve



Artists impression of this weekend.


It is almost scandalous that it has been almost a month since the last public holiday in Britain!

Here we are again, on the cusp of a bank holiday, 3 days of Weekend, or 4 if you wiggled it a bit and added the Friday too.

Although the real life weather is looking more than a little bit crappy, with the odd hurricane, and some electrical storms thrown in for good measure, you can rest assured that the sun is still shining in London City.

Starting Friday, we have four days of weekend with all the clubs partying hard.  Immerse yourself in the virtual sunshine with us, grab a beer and lets party!


Artists impression of the real life weekend ahead of us.

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Pride is just around the corner..



Pride is on it's way, so it is a good time to start thinking about your outfits and of course your wearable vehicles for the all important parade at the finale of the season.

Pride kicks off in London City on Friday 4th June, with top acts, camp entertainment, free merchandise and a bunch of hunks!

















Sunday, May 23, 2021

We was robbed.. 2021 edition



Italy's Maneskin wins Eurovision

It was neck and neck between the winning entry by Italian band, Foreskin, and the British entry, right up until voting started and it went downhill from there.

In many respects a couple of points would have been much more humiliating to us Brits, that the nil points we got from both the panel and the public.

No points at all, showed the Eurovision for what it is.. An utterly hysterical high camp comedy that we absolutely love, no matter how badly they treat us. 

That said, our participation clearly aggravates the bloc, so let us come back and try again next year. We should aim high and try to achieve minus points or sadistically torture them with Bonnie Tyler again.



Thank you for making it good fun again.  Thank you to Bailey, Katty and Billy for making the show possible.



Saturday, May 22, 2021

Friday, May 21, 2021

How to be a DJ in Second Life



'Spacial', the creators of SAM Broadcaster, a professional broadcasting suite for Internet Radio stations, has published some help pages on their website detailing how to set-up their software for use in Second Life.

The story has been posted to active internet DJ's, looking to grow their audience figures. 

As we know, Second Life has a massive party scene.  For DJ's bringing their talents to Second Life, it is highly likely that extra listeners will be acquired.

So if you have ever been interested in being a DJ, the following help pages may be just enough to encourage you to take the plunge (with a free trial).

It is worth mentioning that SAM comes in several flavours, the most popular ones being SAM-Cloud for a monthly or yearly fee, or SAM Broadcaster Pro, which you install on your computer and pay for just once, without recurring fees.

Both support Auto-DJ, which means, when you are not personally broadcasting, the software will automatically choose tracks to play to keep your station on-air, even inserting jingles, voice-overs, and promotions at set times or intervals.

How to set up SAM for Second Life

Pricing and free trial


Extract..

SAM Broadcaster Cloud is an excellent way of streaming to Second Life as each SAM Broadcaster Cloud service includes a 24/7 auto-dj to keep the party going, even when you are sleeping.

With SAM Broadcaster Cloud, a Club Owner does not have to give any access to the Land settings within Second Life, the Club Owner simply adds the Direct link and any DJs associated with this SAM Broadcaster Cloud service will automatically be able to stream to any parcel of land configured with the station Listen link.






Thursday, May 20, 2021

All set for Eurovision voting!



We are pleased (and relieved) to announce that our Interactive vote scoring system, will once again be in use during the Eurovision Song Contest this year.   Residents will be able to award points to whom they think should win.   Expect your scores to differ wildly from the politics of Eurovision!

Here is a replay of the voting system, so you know what to expect.

Eurovision begins on Saturday at 12pm SL time (8pm UK).  Bring a bottle and a sense of humour!


Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Saturday: Eurovision Song Contest - Live in London City






On Saturday,  it is time for the Eurovision Song Contest again!  The show that is so bad, it is great!

This is the first Eurovision since Britain finally left European Union.   This year, with all the arguing we have done with Germany about the vaccine and the French about the fish, how will voters react?

Are we on target for another UK 'Nil Points'?

You can enjoy the grizzly spectacle of the campest show on earth, The Eurovision Song Contest, in London City on Saturday.

From  12pm SL (8pm UK) get your space on the dance floor as we celebrate by-gone British entries, historic winners and then listen live to this year's hopefuls as they each croon their way into the inevitable oblivion that awaits them.

The half time show features previous Euro disaster, Bonnie Tyler!

The campest show on earth is here  http://slurl.com/secondlife/London%20City3/136/123/23 starting at 12pm SL (8pm UK) with a prize of 300L for Best in Your Countries Colours.

Don't miss it!

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Eurovision Week at Lala's



Bonnie Tyler at Eurovision on Saturday!

This weeks events at Madame Lala's:

Tuesday - 1pm SLT

DJ Katty and hostess Lara with the featured artist of the week - Prince.

Thursday - 1pm SLT

DJ DeSantis and hostess Elise with a random mix of tunes and requests.

Friday - 1pm SLT

DJ Bailey and hostess Coffee with a selection of Eurovision tunes.  The contest is 'Eurovision'.

On Saturday, enjoy the entire Eurovision show here in London City, and also vote for who you think should win, on our live interactive scoreboard.

Sunday, May 16, 2021

News of the Weird



Good morning from a sunny RL London, where half the country is off to get their second harpooning this morning.  Good luck if you're one of 'us'.  Take a brolly, it is bound to rain the moment we set foot out of the house!

Last night in London in Second Life, it was standing room only for the marvellous Frankie Valli and the Jersey Boys / Four Seasons.   

The newsreel (below) shows some pictures of our drunken Saturday night adventure and the weeks news condensed to just 3 minutes!

Madame Bailey is down in the dungeon or as we call it, Substation Sunday from 11am SL time (7pm UK) with CoffeeQueen and her famous running buffet of music.  At 1pm SL time, join Katty on the Beach in a drunken stupor playing cool hits to chill to.

 

Friday, May 14, 2021

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons - Saturday



This Saturday Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons will be on stage in London City.

Known for smash hit songs including, Sherry, Big Girls Don't Cry, Beggin', Working My Way Back To You, Grease and many many more chart toppers, Frankie Valli is an enduring phenomenon and has been performing for over fifty years.

The Party starts at 12pm SL (8pm UK), with the show at 1pm SL time.

Visit London City here: http://slurl.com/secondlife/London%20City/115/110/24




Sunday, May 09, 2021

The Sun has got his hat on



Thank you for coming to the Party last night.  Billy Joel filled London City to capacity, if you allow for social distancing.   

Today at 11am SL (7pm UK) it is Substation with Coffee and Bailey (the famous drag act) and then its Katty rolling around drunk on the beach with her record collection from 1pm SL (9pm UK).

Here are some pictures of the activities last night in London City, and the all important newsreel. The only news you ever need listen to!










Saturday, May 08, 2021

VE Day and Bank Holiday



Today is Victory in Europe Day.

This VE day commemorates the 76th anniversary of defeating Germany's aspiration for world dominance, for the second time in the same century.

On 8th May 1945, Prime Minister Winston Churchill announced on the radio that the second war in Europe had come to an end, following Germany's surrender the day before.

We hope you will celebrate VE day with us in Second Life.  Events begin at 11am PDT (7pm UK with Worlds End and then Party in the Park at 12pm PDT.






Friday, May 07, 2021

Saturday - Billy Joel Party in the Park



A tribute to Billy Joel, american singer, songwriter and musician who shot to fame in the early 1970's with Piano Man and who followed it up with a dozen more hits, is here in London City this weekend.

Join us from 12pm SL (8pm UK) for Party in The Park, with Billy Joel in Concert at 1pm SL.

The Party is here  http://slurl.com/secondlife/London%20City/113/116/24

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Worlds End Cash Bingo and Cash for Questions Quiz



It is Wednesday and it's time for Worlds End music, quiz and bingo night.   Come on over to the Worlds End for this popular event.  Starts at 11am SL time (7pm UK) and runs 3 hours.
Tunes by Katty!



The only pub in the British Isles that still serves fried chicken and chips on a red serviette in a basket.  Scampi is also available, as well as Betty Turpin's Hot Pot. How classy is that!?

Sunday, May 02, 2021

We're having a party!



As the wonderful Bank Holiday continues in the UK, we're partying with Substation at 11am PDT (8pm UK) and Katty on the Beach with her Sony Walkman at 1pm PDT. 

Here are some pictures from last night's party with Judith Durham, and of course the all important news headlines, rearranged and messed around with for your pleasure.