Ne-Yo, Saweetie and Mavis Staples Selected for “I Can’t Wait” Benefit Show
Ne-Yo, Saweetie, Mavis Staples and more will perform at a special benefit concert, Can’t Wait Live: A Concert for Jobs, Climate and Care, which takes place on August 13 at the Mann in Philadelphia.
The concert will also feature Wyclef Jean, Beach Bunny and Snow Tha Product, along with DJ sets from Philly favorites DJ Jazzy Jeff and DJ Diamond Kuts. There will also be additional appearances by politicians and activists.
Can’t Wait Live is organized and sponsored by the Working Families Party, MoveOn, National Domestic Workers Alliance, Service Employees International Union, Green New Deal Network, Patriotic Millionaires, and more. Organizers and artists will call on Congress to pass a legislative package that invests in jobs, climate, housing, immigration, etc., and will demand that Congress remain in session until these plans are law be adopted.
“We are emerging from a year of historic suffering and our communities are suffering,” Nelini Stamp of the Working Families Party said in a statement. “We can’t wait any longer – we have a historic opportunity to build the country we want to live in. But to do that, Congress must fight for a bigger, bolder infrastructure package that responds across the board. of our communities’ Needs It’s time for Congress to deliver the jobs, care and climate solutions workers need to thrive.
Can’t Wait live is a free paid event. Fans interested in attending can register for tickets now, and people will be admitted on a first come, first served basis.