Warner Music Group has announced a virtual music festival. PlayOn Fest will be a live three-day streaming event that will support the World Health Organization and their COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. During the PlayOn Fest, viewers will relive performances from events like Coachella, Rock in Rio, Global Citizen Festival, and Bonnaroo. The event will also feature never-before-released YouTube performances.
Artists featured include Bruno Mars, Coldplay, Green Day, Cardi B, Ed Sheeran, Janelle Monáe, Twenty One Pilots, Lil Uzi Vert, David Guetta, Nipsey Hussle, Bebe Rexha, Panic! At The Disco, and Charlie Puth.
In a press release, Elizabeth Cousens, President & CEO of the UN Foundation, talks about the upcoming event, saying, “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.”
LL Cool J will help kick off the event beginning this Friday at noon ET. The virtual festival will stream live April 24-26, from noon to midnight (ET) each day on the Songkick’s YouTube channel. Watch the trailer for the PlayOn Fest below.