Foo Fighters: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 28: (L-R) Dave Grohl and Nate Mendel of Foo Fighters perform onstage during the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards “Let’s Go Crazy” The GRAMMY Salute To Prince on January 28, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Recording Academy).
Pearl Jam: BOSTON, MA – SEPTEMBER 04: Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam performs at Fenway Park on September 4, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images).
Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World aims to raise funds and bring COVID-19 vaccines to less fortunate parts of the planet! And surprise surprise, a few of our favorite bands are stepping up to support the cause. The May 8th concert will be hosted by Selena Gomez feature Foo Fighters, Eddie Vedder, Jennifer Lopez, J Balvin, H.E.R., and more.
We are so excited to announce #VaxLive: The Concert to Reunite the World, hosted by @selenagomez! Together, we’ll call for equitable COVID-19 vaccine distribution for all and watch performances from the world’s biggest stars! Tune in Saturday, May 8: https://t.co/x2FOKjSy8G pic.twitter.com/RUqNMol7qC
— Global Citizen (@GlblCtzn) April 13, 2021
Partnering with Global Citizen and being pre-taped at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, the fundraiser will air on ABC, ABC News Live, CBS, and YouTube. America has worked hard to roll out the COVID-19 vaccine over the past few months, but other parts of the world don’t have the tools or money necessary to do the same. “As a global community, we are in a race against time and the key to coming back together is the vaccine. We need to build vaccine confidence in the U.S. and globally, and encourage people to take the vaccine as quickly as possible,” said Hugh Evans from Global Citizen. “There is a light at the end of this tunnel, but getting vaccines to everyone, everywhere regardless of who they are or where they are from, is key to ensuring the end of this pandemic around the world. We must all unite to get back on track to eradicating extreme poverty.” Read the full story here.