METALLICA To Play Free Show In New York


METALLICA has announce that they will be a part of this year’s Global Citizen Festival in New York City on September 24, 2016. The fifth annual free-ticketed event held on the Great Lawn in Central Park brings together tens of thousands to celebrate the accomplishments of their campaigning efforts to enact global change. Joining them will be the best of the best across many musical genres including Rihanna, Selena Gomez, Major Lazer, Eddie Vedder, Yusuf Cat Stevens, and more.

What is Global Citizen? A social platform for anyone passionate about learning and taking action on the world’s biggest issues including girls and women’s education, health, water and sanitation, environment, and food aid. Global Citizen works with some of the most effective organizations in the world to achieve Global Goals and end extreme poverty.

So how do I participate and go to the show? Visit to learn how to complete online actions to be a part of this year’s Festival “Education Campaign” promoting equitable and quality education for all, particularly refugee children, and access for girls and women and you could win tickets. A limited number of VIP tickets will also be available for purchase through Ticketmaster on Thursday, July 28th at 10:00 AM EDT. VIP tickets include a limited edition lithograph and laminate, a separate entrance, and other amenities on site.

Can’t make it to NYC? YouTube will be streaming the full concert, MSNBC will air a live network simulcast as well as streaming on, or you can listen thanks to our friends from

For more information about how to engage, all the artists performing and hosting, schedules, and enter the prize draws for tickets, visit