The Global Citizen Festival is back for another year of groundbreaking movements to end extreme poverty. The free-ticketed concert hopes to make even bigger strides to ceasing this issue by 2030 and recruited the best-of-the-best musicians to help lead their cause. Concertgoers can receive free tickets through a point system based on their activist-based involvement in certain areas.
To get you motivated in support of a good cause, check out our list of performers who will take the stage on the Great Lawn in Central Park on September 28. Get your tickets today!
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A. Keys and Stevie Wonder will take the crowd’s breath away. Both accomplished pianists and philanthropists are celebrated performers, and this concert will celebrate their achievements.
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Known for his elaborate stage production, it’ll be interesting to see what grandiose picture Kanye West will paint for this year’s festival.
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The “Stay” singer isn’t taking a hiatus from the stage life just yet as she’s still performing worldwide on her “Diamonds World Tour.” The “bad gal” will keep the party going with her energized tracks such as her current single “Right Now.”
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Another herald performer, Beyoncé will maintain her stamina a month after “The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour” wraps up stateside. Known for her charitable efforts such as her partnership with the Chime for Change initiative, the “Standing on the Sun” singer will be sharing her talents with other mega-stars in September.
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Since his stint on The Voice, Usher has yet to miss a musical note. It’ll be entertaining to see how he commands the global stage at this year’s festival.
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The “Heaven” rapper will be coming off a high from his “Legends of the Summer” tour and stopping by Central Park to give an unforgettable performance.
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With his guitar in tow, this headliner will blanket the audience with a warm and sentimental track just in time to reflect on the mission of the Global Citizen Festival’s mission.
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This superstar band will either have the audience members brightening up the park with their swaying lighters, or dancing with their partner to feel-good tracks.
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The “Treasure” singer has struck a pot of gold with his chart-topping single, and his groovy yet mellow tracks will be a must-see (especially the band’s effortless choreography) as he takes the stage among a plethora of artists designated to perform.
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