The Global Poverty Project (GPP) has announced the Global Festival 2012, which will take place on the Great Lawn of New York’s Central Park. It is a multifaceted event with a free ticketed concert. In the concert will perform Neil Young With Crazy Horse, Foo Fighters, The Black Keys and more.
This free ticketed concert will happen on September 29th. In addition to the aforementioned acts, the concert will also feature Band Of Horses and K’Naan. The timing of this concert is especially poignant as the Global Festival, which celebrates achievements made toward ridding the world of extreme poverty, will coincide with the UN General Assembly In New York.
You can earn tickets to the concert though the online platform Global Citizen now HERE.You can also learn about international health and development issues and hear from non-profit partners, social entrepreneurs, academics, musicians and celebrity spokespeople who are involved in related issues. Choose the cause related actions you want to complete on the site, become a global citizen and you’ll qualify for free tickets to the show and be help the world while you’re at it.
Neil Young stated, “With at least 1.3 billion people living in extreme poverty on Earth today, there has never been a better time to become a Global Citizen and do whatever you can to make a difference for your fellow man.” The Foo Fighters added, “We are very proud to be lending a hand to such a creative, important event and are looking forward to adding to the noise in the big park and helping the effort toward reducing the global shame of deep poverty.”
So what are you waiting for? Enter the lottery for this amazing performance and learn more about what you can do to eradicate poverty while you’re at it. Don’t worry we’ll provide the soundtrack for your experience via some Neil Young Radio.