5,225 performers banded together in 43 states at 350 events for #ConcertAcrossAmerica to #EndGunViolence.
WE BEGAN WITH PEACE
Hawaii, the state with the lowest rate of gun violence in 2016, went first with a peace chant at 6:01 AM, ET from the Prince Dance Theatre.
The anchor event was held at the sold-out Beacon Theatre in New York City.
Vy Higginsen’s Gospel Choir of Harlem
With Special Guests
Paul Beaubrun & Joan Osborne
Photo by Jeffrey Neira
Other events around the country included the Alternate Routes’ sold out performance in Bridgeport, Connecticut:
And the kids stole the show in San Francisco:
Photo by Laura Epstein Norris
From The Rooftop of The Standard, Downtown LA, Kevin Frazier of Entertainment Tonight emceed an all-star line-up of: Don Felder of the Eagles, Sam Harris of the X Ambassadors, Sebastian Kole, Moby and the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles.
The day concluded at 12:01 AM, ET with a live-feed concert from the Arlington Theatre in Santa Barbara, California.
Photo by Bennett Barthelemy
From Santa Barbara
Zach Gill (Alo)
Patrick and Rick Maiani
Santa Barbara School of Performing Arts
Concerts ranged from classical to hip-hop to jazz.
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#EndGunViolence for more videos and photos.
WHO’S THE BACKUP BAND BEHIND THIS EFFORT?
We’re a national network of organizations, activists and artists in complete harmony over the need to keep guns out of dangerous hands.
OUR WONDERFUL 2016 SPONSORS
A huge thank you to our #ConcertAcrossAmerica sponsors for their continued support to #EndGunViolence.