Global Citizen Festival

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Ted Nugent Lashes Out At ‘Brain-Dead’ Stevie Wonder For Florida Boycott Over Trayvon Martin Verdict

Reverberations from George Zimmerman’s acquittal in a Florida courtroom for the slaying of Trayvon Martin continue to be felt around the nation.

07/26/2013

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Alicia Keys, John Mayer, Stevie Wonder, Kings of Leon To Headline Global Citizen Festival

“These four headlining artists are willing to play for free because they believe this generation wants to see the end of extreme poverty,” said Hugh Evans, cofounder and CEO of Global Poverty Project.

07/11/2013

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Dave Grohl Officially Announces Foo Fighters Hiatus

Dave Grohl has taken to Facebook in order to set the record straight about the future of his band, the Foo Fighters.

10/02/2012

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Neil Young Goes PG-13, Foo Fighters Retire (?) At Global Festival In NYC

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.

09/30/2012

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Did Dave Grohl Retire The Foo Fighters At The Global Citizen Festival?

“Without making a big deal out of it, we don’t have any shows after this… honestly, I don’t know when we’re gonna do it again.” – Dave Grohl from the stage of the Global Citizen Festival.

09/30/2012

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Watch Neil Young, Foo Fighters, Black Keys Online At Tomorrow’s Global Citizen Festival

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.

09/28/2012

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