Reminder to get your FREE tickets to NYC’s biggest annual outdoor concert, with a blockbuster line-up including Stevie Wonder, Green Day, The Lumineers, The Killers, and The Chainsmokers. Pharrell Williams, Big Sean, Andra Day, and Alessia Cara also perform.
Global Citizen Festival 2017 is Saturday, September 23, on the Great Lawn in Central Park. The annual event blends great music with positive social activism.
As in past years, in order to get your FREE tickets, you have to earn them by completing easy and educational actions on the Global Citizen Festival 2017 website all designed to make us more aware of global poverty, human trafficikng and other social issues – and, more importantly, start doing something about it.
There is no admission without a ticket, so start earning yours now.
The focus of the 2017 concert is to call on leaders in the USA and around the world to uphold their responsibility to end poverty, tackle climate change, support education for girls worldwide, by 2030.
Or, you could pay $1,00 (more or less) for a VIP ticket, which helps support Global Citizen programs. Either way, you will be supporting Global Citizen’s efforts to end global poverty and reduce climate change.
The mission of Global Citizen 2016 was to end global poverty and human trafficking. Performers included Rihanna and Kendrick Lamar.
How to earn tickets to the Global Citizen Festival concert
Here’s how you can start earning your FREE tickets.
Download the Global Citizen app to start taking action and earning points for tickets to the Festival.
Eradicating extreme poverty within the next 13 years may seem like an overwhelming task, but Global Citizen makes contributing achievable through this year’s three Action Journeys, which align with the 2017 theme:
“For Freedom. For Justice. For All.” The Action Journeys will focus around issues such as education, food security, healthcare, gender equality, and sanitation.
By taking actions through the Global Citizen app, you earn points you can redeem for tickets to the Festival in September, as well as other shows and events.
August 1st marks the launch of “Action Journey 1: For Freedom,” in which Global Citizens will complete actions in support of maternal health, polio eradication, girls’ education, increased foreign aid, and more.
There’s no time to lose. Start being a good global citizen now to earn your free tickets to the Global Citizen Festival 2017 in NYC next month.
Who’s behind Global Citizen Festival?
Partners of the 2017 Global Citizen Festival include: presenting partner GUCCI and CHIME FOR CHANGE, premier media partner MSNBC & Comcast NBCUniversal, entertainment partner Live Nation, health-issue focused partner Johnson & Johnson, Citi, HP, Cadillac, iHeartMedia, and NYC Parks.
For the fourth consecutive year, MSNBC & Comcast NBCUniversal will air a live simulcast of the full concert on MSNBC and MSNBC.com. The Festival will be produced by Emmy Award-winning producer Ken Ehrlich (Grammy Awards). The show will also be stream live on YouTube. #GlobalCitizen
See you on The Great Lawn in New York City’s Central Park! #GlobalCitizen
For those who won’t be there in person on September 23rd, MSNBC will air a live simulcast of the full concert on MSNBC and MSNBC.com.