The Global Citizen Festival in New York City was an event with a stated goal to “Celebrate the progress made in fighting extreme poverty, secure financial commitments for tackling extreme poverty and disease, and mobilise thousands of ambassadors for change.” But festival headliner Neill Young made sure that this wasn’t your average televised money and awareness raising concert: when he and Crazy Horse played “F***in’ Up,” it took the event straight into PG-13 (or R) territory.
Tomorrow afternoon the Global Citizen Festival will bring top artists and 60,000 rock fans to New York City’s Central Park for the Global Citizen Festival, a massive, free ticketed advocacy concert that will put the movement to end extreme poverty in the headlines.
Notorious for dissing other bands, karma has bitten the Black Keys in the form of two counter lawsuits from Pizza Hut and Home Depot denying they ripped off two of the band’s songs for TV spots.
Information on how to get tickets is available at Global Citizen’s website: you can earn tickets by “learning, sharing and taking action against global poverty.” Three points gets you into a drawing to win a pair of tickets to the festival. There are also limited V.I.P. tickets available that you can purchase.
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The Black Keys have a new album out today and astronomers have discovered some really big black holes—what are your favorite songs/bands with black in the title?