Darren Criss To Celebrate 10 Years of GLEE’s Blaine Anderson With DEC•AID Charity Concert
Today marks 10 whole years since Darren Criss made his debut as Blaine Anderson on FOX’s hit series GLEE, and the actor has decided to celebrate!
Criss took over Twitter today to announce a very special cozy-at-home event he has spent the last few weeks preparing.
Today marks the 10-year anniversary of my first appearance on Glee as Blaine Anderson in the episode “Never Been Kissed.” And while a number of you by that point may have already been pretty familiar with me as a totally awesome boy wizard or a Disney song nerd from the internet stage… No one can deny that GLEE’s world presence catapulted my life to an entirely different level, and gave my career the opportunity to carry on in the way it’s been able to for the past decade. And it all happened through a literal song and dance that I could not be more proud of. So whether you’re a Glee fan from back in the day, continue to re-watch it, or watching it now for the first time, thank you for allowing Blaine into your life. People always tell me how Glee changed their life, and I’m always happy to remind them how yeah, it changed mine too. But words and throwback pictures can only say so much. So to celebrate this milestone, I’m gonna give some of that love and gratitude back and throw a livestream concert entirely for charity benefiting a variety of good causes in need during this insane year. I’m calling it “DEC•AID,” and I’ll be sharing songs, stories, and never-before-seen content from those good ol’ GLEE days. I’ll even be auctioning off some special personal items to see if we can raise some extra dough! This is something I’ve been wanting to do for a very long time, but just needed the right occasion. And between today’s anniversary, the holidays coming up, and the general sense of hope now in the air, the timing felt right… The show will be live on Saturday, November 28th, at 1pm PST. Still working out all the details but save the date and stay tuned via darrencriss.com/decaid or click the link in my bio. Love you all, thanks for hangin’ with me and Blaine all these years. Here’s to many more!!
– Darren Criss on Twitter
DEC•AID goes live on Saturday, November 28th, at 1pm PST. In addition to sharing songs and stories, Darren Criss will be auctioning off some personal items to raise money for a variety of non-profit associations and good causes.
In the meantime, fans of the triple-threat can join him live TODAY on his Instagram page at 4PM PST.
… And just cuz it’s a big day and I’m feelin extra emo, join me on Instagram Live TODAY at 4pm pst where I live-watch & react to “Never Been Kissed,” something I haven’t watched in… TEN YEARS. Come join me, watch along… and let’s see what I have to say!!! 😬🤦🏻♂️😜
— Darren Criss (@DarrenCriss) November 9, 2020