Bon Jovi, J Lo and more artists join in a festival against the COVID-19


Organized by iHeartRadio, the festival ‘Rise Up New York!’ will take place this 11 may. The virtual event will aim to help those most affected by the pandemic coronavirus.

Rise Up New York!
Cover official Rise Up New York!

This may 11, in aid of the foundation Robin Hood, will take place the concert ‘Rise Up New York!’, that will bring stars from the world of entertainment such as Bon Jovi, Mariah Carey, Sting, Jennifer Lopez. Figures such as Jimmy Fallon and Trevor Noah or recognized faces in the film as Robert De Niro, Jake Gyllenhaal, Cynthia Erivo and Idina Menzel.

All these stars will join the governor of the State of New York, Andrew Cuomoand the mayor of the city of New York, Bill de Blasio

The motto of the evemto is “that 1 million new yorkers to donate $ 10 to our neighbors”with this money the idea is clear, the objective is that you can fill with food, housing, health and mental health, in addition to legal services, and education to all the people of New York that has been one of the most injured by the pandemic. Up to now, according to the most recent figures of the Johns Hopkins University, New York account with about 320.000 cases of coronavirus and there have been a few 25.000 deaths as a result of the disease.

“New York is the epicenter of the pandemic covid-19”recalled in a press release Wes Moorethe ceo of the organization Robin Hood, who coordinates the event along with the corporation media iHeartMedia.

“The crisis has created a whole series of new challenges for the millions of new yorkers who already have trouble to reach the end of the month. This is a time in which all of us must join and stand up together as a community to support our neighbors

Wes Moore to Rise Up New York

As we said above, the goal of the benefit of an hour is to create awareness and funding to help new yorkers whose lives have been impacted dramatically by the crisis of the coronavirus. The special will broadcast simultaneously on all television stations of the city of New York, iHeartMedia and the radio stations broadcast from Entercom, News 12, Spectrum News, NY1, SiriusXM, and nationally on CNBC.

However here we leave more details about where, how and when you can see it:

Information “Rise Up New York!”

When did the event “Rise Up New York”?

The event will take place next Monday, may 11.

What horá will broadcast the event “Rise Up New York! against the COVID-19?

The event will begin at 19:00 local time (23:00 GMT).

What I can see by streaming the event “Rise Up New York”?

Yes, as you can see, the festival will be transmitted via streaming, through the official website of “iHeartRadio”.

This festival joins the many that are already being made to help those most affected by the pandemic, a pandemic that has been placed in quarantine around the world and these festivals virtual is becoming more important at the time of seeking entertainment as the show must go on.

Since the beginning of the isolation of this type of proposals have marked a new era in what is a response to the cancellation of all the events of the world (that until now are resuming and with capacity small, and the distance between the attendees), however, major music stars have spoken out about this type of solutions by clarifying and cautioning that they are only temporary, that nothing is like to feel the people and the vibe live behind a screen J Balvin is one of these artists that expected to finish everything to get back to the scenarios.

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