Elton John is doing his part to provide some much-needed entertainment right now with a livestreamed concert featuring Billie Eilish, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, Backstreet Boys and more.
The virtual benefit concert is officially titled “iHeart Living Room Concert” and is airing on FOX while encouraging donations to various initiatives supporting medical professionals and first responders.
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The virtual concert also features Alicia Keys, Mariah Carey and Tim McGraw.
The hour-long event is airing commercial-free as a replacement to the postponed iHeart Radio Music Awards.
As implied from the concert’s title, the performances will be done in these musician’s living rooms. Some are being pre-recorded while the performances will be filming using cell phones or cameras.
The broadcast will be encouraging viewers to donate to Feeding America and First Responders Children’s Foundation if they aren’t sure who to help out.
The event is taking place March 29 at 9 PM ET or 6 PM PT. It can be watched on FOX or listeners can tune in worldwide on iHeartMedia radio stations. You can learn more about the event here.
We’re paying tribute to the front line health professionals and local heroes who are helping to fight the spread of COVID-19 with our iHeartRadio Living Room Concert For America this Sunday on @foxtv. ❤️
More details: https://t.co/AagguA5Hox #iHeartConcertOnFox pic.twitter.com/aAVbdVYGyu
— iHeartRadio (@iHeartRadio) March 25, 2020
Elton John is one of the countless artists who has had to cancel or postpone tour dates due to the ongoing pandemic. Billie Eilish and Green Day have also had to postpone tour dates due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The health of my fans is of the upmost importantance to me, so I have made the decision to reschedule my upcoming #EltonFarewellTour shows between March 26th – May 2nd. pic.twitter.com/8iuPeB8oiN
— Elton John (@eltonofficial) March 16, 2020
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