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Brandi Carlile & Pearl Jam's Mike McCready Tease Cover of Bob Dylan's 'The Times They Are a-Changin' Ahead of Tonight's Peace Through Music virtual concert

On Giving Tuesday 2020  and in honor of the United Nations’ 75th Anniversary  - Playing For Change and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) will air Peace Through Music: A Global Event for Social Justice, exclusively on Facebook Live.

 

 

 

The  virtual event's goal is to 'inspire people to act for peace, justice and equity, everywhere and for everyone.' 

 

Some performances we are looking forward to include -  Annie Lennox, Carlos Santana and Cindy Blackman Santana, Gary Clark Jr., Jack Johnson, Jim James, Keb’ Mo’, Mavis Staples, Nathaniel Rateliff, Peter Gabriel, Ringo Starr,  Robert Randolph, Sheila E., The War and Treaty, and Brandi Carlile with Mike McCready of Pearl Jam.  

 

Brandi and Mike have offered a preview of their performance - with this tease of a cover of Bob Dylan's 'Times They Are A Changin' : 

 

Times They Are a-Changin' teaser | Brandi Carlile w/ Mike McCready (Pearl Jam) 

 

 

The event also boasts appearances from Billie Eilish, Ellie Goulding, Killer Mike, Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird, Norman Lear, Prince Ea and Sara Bareilles.