Warner Music Group is getting into the virtual music festival game, giving us more reason to stay safe and stay home during this troubling time due to Covid-19.
Today the label unveiled PlayOn Fest, a three-day virtual music festival to take place this Friday (24th April) right through until Sunday 26th – streaming noon to midnight ET (5pm – 5am GMT) each day via and the Songkick YouTube channel.
The lineup for the event includes over 65 acts, including Cardi B, Coldplay, Royal Blood, Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, Alt-J, Panic! at the Disco, Green Day, the Flaming Lips, Korn, Paramore, Death Cab for Cutie, Twenty One Pilots, Weezer, David Guetta, Charlie Puth and Wiz Khalifa.
The festival will feature footage of artists performing at iconic music venues, including Bruno Mars at the Apollo, the Flaming Lips at the Sydney Opera House and Korn at an art installation. LL Cool J will kick off the event.
Funds from the festival will be donated to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization (WHO).
Elizabeth Cousens, President & CEO of the UN Foundation, said: “During this pandemic, we are all searching for ways to stay connected.
“The PlayOn Fest is a great way to come together, enjoy good music and company, and support the World Health Organization’s most urgent global work to combat COVID-19.”