The fifth annual Global Citizen Festival will go down on September 24 on the Great Lawn in Central Park.
Global Citizen Festival is a free concert that aims to have fans participate in social action and initiatives-with the long term goal of ridding the world of poverty. This year’s performers feature some of the biggest names in music, including Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar are Major Lazer, Selena Gomez, Metallica, Usher, Ellie Goulding and more. The hosts of this year’s 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, “Over the last five years, Global Citizens around the world have taken more than 6 million actions in the fight against extreme poverty – actions that are set to affect the lives of over 650 million of the world’s most marginalized people. This year’s festival – and this incredible lineup – is an annual touch point to hold our world leaders to account on their commitments to solve the world’s biggest problems.”
Tickets to the festival are free but they must be earned. Visit the Global Citizen Festival website here to find out how.
Check out the full list of performers below.