Beyonce will perform alongside Pearl Jam at the Global Citizen Festival this year.
The Global Citizen Festival has tapped a mix of headliners for their 2015 event. The fourth annual benefit concert, put on by United Nations in an attempt to fight inequality and put an end extreme poverty by 2030, is going down on the Great Lawn of NYC’s Central Park on September 26th.
Beyonce, Ed Sheeran, Pearl Jam and Coldplay have all been tapped as performers. You can get a chance at free tickets for the event for by visiting the Global Citizen Fest website and partaking in their various “actions” (five “actions” total, which will maximize your chances at nabbing free tickets). No matter, even if you don’t wind up with free tickets, you’ll be able to stream the festival on TV/YouTube.
Bey said of performing at the fest, “I am honored to be a part of the Global Citizen Festival. It has always stood for improving the lives of people everywhere, but this year is especially rewarding as we all join focuses and utilize our talents for one goal: to end extreme poverty globally.”