Some of today’s biggest stars have signed on to perform for the September 20th Amnesty International and Sofar Sounds’ “Give A Home” global music series to raise awareness for the refugee crisis. The event will feature 300 shows across 60 countries, with music fans hosting intimate gigs in their own homes with some of the world’s biggest music stars, refugee artists, and activists.
Artists confirmed to take part include Ed Sheeran and Ledisi in Washington, DC, The National in Edinburgh, Scotland, Ryan Cabrera, KT Tunstall and Moby in Los Angeles, Ani DiFranco in New Orleans, Hozier in Dublin, Esperanza Spaulding in Philadelphia, Frank Turner in Tucson and more. Click here for a complete list of shows.
The shows are in support of Amnesty International’s I Welcome refugee campaign, which mobilizes public pressure on governments to welcome refugees.