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  • FILE - In this May 19, 2017, file photo, Billie Joe Armstrong of the band Green Day performs on ABC's "Good Morning America" 2017 Summer Concert Series in New York. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)

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  • FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2015, file photo, musician Stevie Wonder performs during a free pop-up concert in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Tuesday, August 01, 2017 8:30 am

Stevie Wonder, Green Day to play Global Citizen Festival

Associated Press


NEW YORK – Stevie Wonder, Green Day, The Killers, The Lumineers and The Chainsmokers will perform at this year's Global Citizen Festival, an annual free event held in New York's Central Park.

Special guests Pharrell Williams, Big Sean, Andra Day and Alessia Cara will also perform at the Sept. 23 event. MSNBC and Comcast NBCUniversal will air a live simulcast of the full concert on MSNBC and

There also will be some crossover with the iHeartRadio Music Festival taking place the same weekend, including Big Sean, who will perform on both stages in one night.

Fans can earn their free tickets for admission by joining the movement at