The new normal has challenged us all in adopting new ways to live and enjoy the things we love. And though not all things can be done in the confines of our homes, creative juices are flowing in hopes of finding alternatives to soothe our loneliness and boredom. In an attempt to alleviate our cravings for live music, Lady Gaga hosted One World: Together At Home, a virtual concert with a lineup of more than 100 entertainers. Following suit is Warner Music Group, who are pulling their label’s signees and industry friends to host PlayOn Fest – a 72 hour music festival to raise funds for the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund by World Health Organization (WHO).
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@warnermusic and the @who have announced an exciting one time only virtual festival that promises to be the first of its kind with high energy performances from superstar artists performing on world class stages including the Coachella, Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Primavera Sound, Rock In Rio and more! PlayOn Fest will take place on April 24 – 26 and will feature a lineup of more than 65 A-List artists including @teddysphotos, @iamcardib, @coldplay, @laflare1017, @portugaltheman, @saweetie, @charlieputh, @twentyonepilots , @liluzivert, @beberexha , @roddyricch , @panicatthedisco, @janellemonae, @Greenday, @avamax, @iamkevingates, @alecbenjamin and many more! All revenue raised from this event will directly benefit the World Health Organization, which recently lost its federal funding. The festival will also feature a bespoke merch line which all profits from will go directly to the WHO! ➡️ link in bio for info
Running from 24 to 26 April, PlayOn Fest will stream via the festival’s official website and on Songkick’s YouTube channel. The three-day event will feature past musical performances from over 65 of the label’s associated musicians. This will include top artists and groups such as Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, Cardi B, Panic! At the Disco, Green Day, Coldplay, Charlie Puth, Wiz Khalifa, Dead Cab for Cutie, David Guetta, and many more.
The curation of these past clips isn’t all there is. PlayOn Fest is also offering special access to legendary footage that they claim has never, and never will be available again, been online anywhere else, making this an extremely exclusive and unmissable opportunity. One such release is the late Nipsey Hussle’s Victory Lap album release show held at Hollywood Palladium back in 2018.
To support the cause and tune into the festival, donations are encouraged and exclusive PlayOn Fest merchandise will also be available to shop online.
Watch the show here: