Birmingham will host Concert for Ukrainea two-hour fundraising event for the Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal.
Camila Cabello, Ed Sheeran, Emeli Sandé, Gregory Porter and Snow Patrol are the first acts announced for the lineup at Resorts World Arena on March 29. Tickets go on sale at noon tomorrow (March 22).
The event is organized by ITV, STV and Livewire Pictures in conjunction with the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) and Media & Entertainment Global to raise funds for DEC Ukraine’s ongoing humanitarian appeal.
The show will be broadcast by ITV, STV, ITV Hub and STV Player, and Marks & Spencer will be the show’s main sponsor. The organizers also confirmed: “All sponsorship and advertising revenue generated from broadcasting the event (prime time on linear and simulcast), which is expected to gross over £3m, will also be donated by ITV at the call of the DEC.”
NEC Group Ticketing and Arenas Managing Director Guy Dunstan said:
“NEC Group stands with the Ukrainian people. As the live entertainment industry is shocked and deeply saddened to see the humanitarian crisis unfold, it has the power to make a difference. This is, of course, thanks to people’s love for music.
“As a charity fundraising event, Concert for Ukraine will be a fantastic spectacle bringing together some of the UK’s biggest artists at one of our main entertainment venues, Resorts World Arena, to help raise funds. fund for humanitarian and financial relief.As a group based in Birmingham, we are delighted to host an event with such significance and a cause that will, of course, resonate with people across the country.We are looking forward to working with the promoters and organizers ahead of the concert to ensure we put on an amazing show that, at its heart, shines a positive light on the people of Ukraine.
Emeli Sandé also commented, “I will sing to try to help every innocent human being forced to flee their homes and in solidarity with those who face racial discrimination even in this humanitarian crisis. No one should be denied access to relief, assistance and the right to cross the border safely, and I am happy to have the chance to support the call of the DEC to help all people whose life has been affected by the conflict. »
🎟️ Tickets on sale tomorrow noon!
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Concert For Ukraine Upcoming tour dates are as follows
Tuesday March 29, 2022 – BIRMINGHAM Resorts World Arena
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