Global Citizen Festival 2015 Live Stream
The 2015 Global Citizen Festival takes place on Saturday, and Gossip Cop has a live stream!
Now in its fourth year, the annual Central Park concert event uses music to draw attention to poverty, social injustice and other issues. Thousands who have earned tickets through social servicce are expected to show up on New York City’s Great Lawn to watch this year’s installment. And there are some pretty big names participating.
Beyoncé is back as a headliner, for starters. Pearl Jam, Ed Sheeran, and Coldplay will also have headlining sets. Stephen Colbert, Hugh Jackman, Olivia Wilde, Kerry Washington and Salma Hayek are serving as hosts. And a number of other celebrities will be on hand as presenters and speakers, ranging from Bono to Sophia Bush.
In the lead-up to this year’s event, a Global Goals campaign was launched detailing a sustainable development plan to protect the Earth and its inhabitants. Dozens of celebrities joined the initiative, which was presented to world leaders at the United Nations on Friday. Now the cause is set to be celebrated again, from 4 p.m. Eastern until approximately 10 p.m. Check out some teaser videos below, and stay tuned for the live stream! Note: Video no longer available.