The Dave Matthews Band, seen here in 2013, will host a free evening of “music and unity” in their hometown of Charlottesville, Virginia, on Sept. 24.
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Photo by Robb D. Cohen/RobbsPhotos/Invision/AP
Justin Timberlake, seen here at the 2017 Academy Awards, is one of the scheduled special guests at the Concert for Charlottesville.
Tickets will be initially allocated to residents of the city and the adjacent counties along with students, faculty and staff at the University of Virginia.
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Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP
Ariana Grande will also be performing at the free concert in Charlottesville.
This will be the second major concert she has performed to benefit the victims of terrorism. After one of her shows in May 2017, terrorists killed 22 people in Manchester, England.
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Dave Hogan via AP
Pharrell Williams will join the Dave Matthews Band, Justin Timberlake, Ariana Grande and other special guests as part of the “Concert for Charlottesville.”
While tickets to the concert are free, people are encouraged to make a donation to the
Concert for Charlottesville Fund at the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation.
(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File
The Roots are also scheduled to perform.
An online ticket request period is underway at the
concert’s website and will end on Monday, Sept. 11, at noon.
(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File
Country singer Chris Stapleton is scheduled to perform as well at the free concert.
Tickets will also be available via walk-up at the John Paul Jones Arena box office on Friday, Sept. 15, beginning at 10 a.m.
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Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP, File
Cage the Elephant is also scheduled to perform.
Beneficiaries of the fund will include victims of the events in Charlottesville on Aug. 11, their families, first responders and organizations devoted to promoting healing, unity and justice locally and nationwide.
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Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP
WASHINGTON — The deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, shocked the country. In response, the Dave Matthews Band, which calls Charlottesville its hometown, will host a free all-star concert promoting unity for all members of the local and University of Virginia communities.
Justin Timberlake, Ariana Grande, Chris Stapleton, The Roots and Cage the Elephant are just a few of the guests set to perform on Sept. 24 at U.Va.’s Scott Stadium.
Tickets will be allocated initially to residents of Charlottesville, the adjacent counties and U.Va. students, faculty and staff with a valid university ID.
An online ticket request period is underway at the Concert for Charlottesville’s
website that will end on Monday, Sept. 11, at 12 p.m.
There will also be a limited number of tickets available at a walk-up box office, with no service charge, at John Paul Jones Arena on Friday, Sept. 15, at 10 a.m.
While tickets are free, anyone who wants to go to the concert is encouraged to make a donation to the Concert for Charlottesville Fund at the
Charlottesville Area Community Foundation.
The money will go to victims of the events in Charlottesville, their families, first responders and organizations devoted to the promotion of healing, unity and justice locally and nationwide.