The Stones and a galaxy of pop performers, Hollywood megastars and sports celebrities will appear in an event to "provide a moment of global unity in the fight to end COVID-19" and support health care workers combating the novel #coronavirus https://t.co/PPEdssHRs3 pic.twitter.com/6fj1ypgpp3
— AFP news agency (@AFP) April 17, 2020
As some of y’all said yesterday, it’s especially nice that Keith Richards is showing up for this, since he’s no doubt as immune to the virus as he is to every other human weakness…
… The event put on by the international advocacy organization Global Citizen in collaboration with the World Health Organization and superstar Lady Gaga intends to “provide a moment of global unity in the fight to end COVID-19,” said its CEO Hugh Evans.
A-listers including Celine Dion, Elton John, Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder are all set to participate.
A six-hour streamed event will precede the prime time televised broadcast, with a laundry list of celebrities set to appear including pop star Christine and the Queens, actors Don Cheadle and Samuel L Jackson, and renowned soccer player Megan Rapinoe.
A Global Citizen publicist confirmed to AFP that all four Stones — Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood — would perform during the event…
If you can’t find someone whose work you’ll enjoy on the playlist (click to embiggen), you are extremely hard to please. Like my Spousal Unit, the classicist. So I won’t be streaming it, but I look forward to seeing clips on YouTube after the event, which I can watch while he’s not in the same room…
ONE WORLD: TOGETHER AT HOME
SATURDAY, APRIL 18 pic.twitter.com/OObN8j1jyH
— GM ?? (@gagamonster96) April 14, 2020
Jop along and join @superm in the fight against COVID-19. Tune in to One World: #TogetherAtHome on April 18 at 2 p.m. ET for an incredible livestream of events ?? https://t.co/ujL8Kqsysf pic.twitter.com/y7Tqi2yFYK
— Global Citizen (@GlblCtzn) April 16, 2020