Singer Niall Horan has announced a one-off live streamed show, with proceeds going to members of his road crew.
The pop star has been working with some of his team since One Direction’s first tour in 2011 – and he says the pandemic has left many of them stranded.
“My stage manager is working on a building site currently,” he told the BBC. “A couple of lads are working in Tesco and Sainsbury’s.
“If there’s no touring, they don’t have a job. They’ve been left behind.”
The star and his crew were supposed to be on tour for six months this year, visiting Australia, Asia, Europe and America.
But while Horan used lockdown to write new songs and play radio sessions, he realises others don’t have that luxury.
“I’m obviously one of the lucky ones, but not everyone