Bruce Springsteen and Bon Jovi, two music stars who share origins in New Jersey, will join other figures of the same state in a concert virtual that will raise funds for the fight against the coronavirus.
“Jersey 4 Jersey” is the title of this charity event which will be held on the 22nd of April and will also participate from their homes other personalities from the world of show business as Saquon Barkley, Tony Bennett, Danny DeVito, Whoopi Goldberg, Halsey, Chelsea Handler, Charlie Puth, Kelly Ripa, Jon Stewart and SZA.
“New Jersey has been hit particularly hard by the coronavirus,” he said today, Springsteen in a video directed at the program “Good Morning America” on ABC.
“And the people of New Jersey has always taken a step forward in the difficult times,” he added, “The Boss”.
The concert has been planned by the Fund for Assistance against the Pandemic in New Jersey (NJPRF, for its acronym in English), who is organizing the assistance to the most vulnerable people by the coronavirus in a state that is among the areas most affected by the pandemic within the united States.
“New Jersey is on the front line of this pandemic, making it more important than ever that New Jersey does best: taking care of each other,” he said today in a press release Tammy Murphy, wife of the state governor Phil Murphy.
“For that reason we ask all in our state who will join NJPRF and some of the celebrities from New Jersey for a much needed musical entertainment, lightness and pride of Jersey during these unprecedented times,” he added.
In addition to raising funds, the concert will also pay tribute to all those who are working tirelessly, from employee health to security forces to contain the threat of the coronavirus in New Jersey.