The fifth annual Global Citizen Festival will go down┬áon September 24 on the┬áGreat Lawn in Central Park.
Global Citizen Festival is a free concert that aims to have┬áfans participate in┬ásocial action and initiatives-with the long term goal of ridding the world of poverty. This year’s performers feature┬ásome of the biggest names in music, including┬áRihanna,┬áKendrick Lamar are Major Lazer, Selena Gomez, Metallica, Usher, Ellie Goulding and more.┬áThe hosts of this yearÔÇÖs event, will be Chelsea Handler, Deborra-lee & Hugh Jackman, Neil Patrick Harris, Priyanka Chopra, Salma Hayek Pinault and Seth Meyers.
Hugh Evans, the CEO of Global Citizen, says, ÔÇ£Over the last five years, Global Citizens around the world have taken more than 6 million actions in the fight against extreme poverty ÔÇô actions that are set to affect the lives of over 650 million of the worldÔÇÖs most marginalized people. This yearÔÇÖs festival ÔÇô and this incredible lineup ÔÇô is an annual touch point to hold our world leaders to account on their commitments to solve the worldÔÇÖs biggest problems.ÔÇØ
Tickets to the festival are free but they must be earned.┬áVisit the Global Citizen Festival website here┬áto find out how.
Check┬áout the full list of performers below.
Rihanna And Kendrick Lamar To Headline Free (But Earned) Global Citizen Festival : The Source