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Neil Young, Foo Fighters and Black Keys to headline anti-poverty concert

Neil Young, Foo Fighters and Black Keys to headline anti-poverty concert

Neil Young And Crazy Horse, the Foo Fighters and the Black Keys are due to headline a a one-day concert, The Global Festival, on September 29 at the Great Lawn at New York's Central Park.

Billed as "A free ticketed music festival to help end extreme poverty", the event will coincide with the United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York to discuss reducing poverty.

Speaking Rolling Stone, concert promoter at Goldenvoice, Rick Mueller, said: "Central Park is iconic. It's a worldwide platform, one that few get to play, so it's the perfect stage for a charity and a cause – especially considering the caliber of artists involved. I don't know if there's been a rock show this big at Central Park; it's a cohesive lineup that really makes a statement."

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