Ariana Grande will be holding a benefit concert for the Manchester victims of the terrible May 22nd terrorist attack. The concert will be this Sunday on June 4th and will include the likes of Coldplay, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, and Pharrell Williams. Manchester’s Old Trafford Stadium will house this amazing musical showcase.
The proceeds from concert will go to the British Red Cross and a special fund created for the victims after the attack. Tickets will go on sale on Thursday, June 1st. Fans who attended the fateful Manchester concert can register for this June 4th show on the benefit’s website.
Since the attack Grande, celebrities, and her family have shared beautiful words of encouragement to the masses.
Budweiser’s Made In America Festival announced the day splits for this year’s concert. Rihanna will be headlining Saturday, September 3rd and Coldplay will helm Sunday, September 4th.
Both days will have a nice mix and infusion of acts from multiple genre. Single day tickets and 2-day passes are still on sale for this memorable musical festival that graces Philadelphia this Labor Day Weekend.
The wait for the UK mega festival Glastonbury is now less than a week. The outdoor event, for contemporary performing arts, begins June 22nd and closes on the 26th. Located at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset, the yearly event has mounted great anticipation and fervor amongst music lovers since it began in 1970. Along with current music, the festival accommodates comedy, dance, cabaret, theater, and other events within the arts spectrum. Leading pop and rock artists usually headline along the main stage. There are also thousands of other acts appearing on smaller stages and performance areas.
This year’s lineup includes Muse, Adele, Tame Impala, Jess Glynne, Skepta, Coldplay, Ellie Goulding, and others. It’s also rumored that pop icon Rihanna will do a surprise cameo during Coldplay’s set.
The event will also have its first women only venue called “The Sisterhood” this year. Glastonbury calls it a “revolutionary clubhouse,” in which the venue’s staff, performers, and security will all be women.
The festival is the largest greenfield concert in the world with the expectation of over 180,000 in attendance. The event always had extensive media coverage from television to newspapers. A good portion of the staffers are volunteers from the area using this global intersection between music and culture to promote good causes. There will be more to come soon on this festival which is one of the highlights of the concert season
Here’s some of last year’s performances: