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Slash, The Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart & more playing Peace Through Music streaming concert

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Slash, Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart  and Yusuf/Cat Stevens and are among the many artists performing during Peace Through Music, an upcoming streaming concert focused on raising funds and awareness for environmental issues.

The virtual event, produced by the Playing for Change organization and the United Nations Population Fund, is set to premiere December 15 at 9 p.m. ET. You can tune in to watch via the Playing for Change YouTube channel.

Other musicians taking part in the event include Jane’s Addiction drummer Stephen Perkins, No Doubt bassist Tony Kanal, Jack Johnson, Ben HarperTaj Mahal, Rosanne Cash, and The Lumineers. Additionally, The Band‘s Robbie Robertson will be making a “special appearance” during the stream.

Peace Through Music previously raised $1 million for social justice charities with its 2020 stream, which featured artists including Ringo Starr, Gary Clark Jr., and Carlos and Cindy Blackman Santana.

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