Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Ringo Starr Part of ‘Play On’ CBS Special
Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi and Ringo Starr are set to join the lineup of Play On: Celebrating the Power of Music to Make Change, set to air Dec. 15 on CBS.
he hour-long benefit event will promote awareness about the issues of racial, social and food justice, while raising funds for two charities — the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, a.k.a. LDF, and WhyHunger.
Bon Jovi will give an exclusive performance from an as-yet-unannounced location, while Kelly is among the artists who will perform at The Apollo.
Other performers include Sheryl Crow, Gary Clarke Jr., and Ziggy Marley.
Kevin Bacon will co-host the Play On special with rapper, actress and The Talk co-host Eve. Bacon founded SixDegrees.org, creator of the Play On Fund, which will distribute the money raised by the special.
Play On will premiere Tuesday, December 15, at 8 p.m. ET on CBS, and will be available for streaming on YouTube starting at 9 p.m. ET.