2012 Global Citizen Festival

Music festival in Central Park with Neil Young, Foo Fighters & The Black Keys, tickets earned through Global Citizen.

The Global Citizen Festival is an action rewarded, awareness driven music festival where fans engage with causes to get a ticket. Taking place on the Great Lawn of Central Park, last year 60,000 fans came out to see Neil Young, Foo Fighters, The Black Keys, John Legend, Band of Horses & K’Naan. We developed the festival in partnership with the Global Poverty Project and Goldenvoice/AEG. RIOT: Co-Founder and Executive Producer
PHOTOS: Danny Clinch http://www.dannyclinch.com
Recap video from 2012


Hosts & Narrators: America Ferrera, Beyonce, Blair Underwood, Erin Heatherton, Hugh Jackman, Jeffrey Sachs, Katharine McPhee, Katie Couric, Lauren Bush Lauren, Olivia Wilde, Petra Nemcova, Selena Gomez, Sophia Bush, Quddus, Whoopi Goldberg

NGO Partners:  Earth Institute, World Food Program USA. Pencils of Promise, charity; water, Global Partnership for Education. Half the Sky, Rotary International, World Vision, Malaria No More, HOPE Campaign, The Voice Project and US Fund for UNICEF.







Recap from the 2012.
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Global Festival billboard in Time Square