Bruce Springsteen announces his own online charity concert with Jon Bon Jovi and Tony Bennett

Publish Date
Friday, 17 April 2020, 5:26PM

As musicians around the world continue to rally together during the global pandemic, The Boss is the latest legendary musician to announce he'll be leading a star-studded charity concert to raise money and keep fan's spirits up.

Appearing on Good Morning America this week, Bruce Springsteen revealed his own fundraiser called Jersey 4 Jersey.

The online concert hopes to raise vital money for his home state's New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund to fight the medical, social, and economic impact of COVID-19 on the state's most vulnerable communities.

"New Jersey has been hit especially hard by the coronavirus pandemic, and the people of New Jersey have always stepped up during difficult times," Springsteen said.

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"This is our effort to do everything we can for our folks here in the garden state, and I hope you'll join us."

Joining Springsteen as he plays some of his best hits from home for a one-night will be Jon Bon Jovi, Tony Bennett, Jon Stewart, Danny DeVito, Whoopi Goldberg, SZA, Chelsea Handler, Charlie Puth, Kelly Ripa, Chris Rock, Halsey and more.

You can tune in via AppleTV on Thursday 23 April at 11am NZST.