The Dave Matthews Band has organized an evening of peace, music and unity in response to the deadly white supremacist nationalist that took place in their hometown of Charlottesville, Virginia, last month. “A Concert for Charlottesville” will take place on Sept. 24 at the University of Virginia’s Scott Stadium and feature performances from DMB, as well as Pharrell Williams, Ariana Grande, Justin Timberlake, Chris Stapleton, Brittany Howard (Alabama Shakes), The Roots, Cage the Elephant and other special guests.
The show will be free to members of the Charlottesville and UVA communities through an online request process produced by Live Nation, Starr Hill Presents and the University of Virginia – will take place on Sunday, September 24, at UVA’s Scott Stadium in Charlottesville. Tickets are free, though attendees are encourage to make a donation to the “Concert for Charlottesville Fund” at the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation; donations can be made here. Funds raised will help victims of the Aug. 11-12 incident, as well as their families, first responders, and organizations devoted to the promotion of healing, unity and justice locally and nationwide.
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