The Global Citizen Festival 2018 is taking over New York City’s Central Park Great Lawn this September 29. Top artists in the music industry join up with world leaders as part of this initiative, and make the advocacy commitment to end extreme poverty around the globe. All while having a great time
Artists like Janet Jackson, Shawn Mendes, The Weeknd, Cardi B, Janelle Monae, and more have been confirmed performers for this year’s event.
Deborra-Lee Furness and Hugh Jackman will be hosting, and John Legend is a special guest. Additionally, the Global Citizen Festival 2018 host committee includes Kal Penn, Katie Holmes, Rachel Brosnahan, Forest Whitaker, Gus Kenworthy, Danai Gurira, La La Anthony, Camren Bicondova, and Cynthia Erivo – plus more individuals and groups will still be announced leading up to the event.
Tickets to this spectacular event are free, but they must be earned by downloading the Global Citizen app on Apple iTunes or Android Google Play and taking actions toward ending global poverty. VIP (general admission standing) tickets are also available to purchase on Ticketmaster.
Check out the Global Citizen Festival 2018 event announcement video below to get hyped for the show!
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