Concert for Ukraine: get your tickets to the star-studded show, raising funds for humanitarian appeal
21 March 2022, 09:32 | Updated: 22 March 2022, 12:34
Stars of the music world announced for Concert for Ukraine, a two-hour special rasing money for Disasters Emergency Committee Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal.
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Classic FM is joining with its sister stations at Global to support ITV’s Concert for Ukraine, a televised fundraiser to support the ongoing DEC Ukraine Humanitarian appeal during the ongoing crisis.
The live two-hour concert, organised by ITV, Livewire Pictures and the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC), will bring together some of music’s biggest presenters and artists for a unique concert broadcast on Tuesday 29 March across ITV and ITV Hub.
Capital Breakfast host Roman Kemp, Capital FM’s Marvin Humes and Heart’s Emma Buntonare also confirmed to host the concert.
Camila Cabello, Ed Sheeran, Emeli Sandé, Gregory Porter and Snow Patrol are the first performers to be announced for Concert for Ukraine, a two hour fundraiser event raising money for the humanitarian appeal in Ukraine on Tuesday 29th March.
Nile Rodgers & Chic, Becky Hill, The Kingdom Choir, Manic Street Preachers and Tom Odell will also be on stage in solidarity with the Ukrainian people.
Global, the Media & Entertainment Group, is joining as media partner, and Marks & Spencer will be headline sponsors for the broadcast. Alongside the fundraiser, all sponsorship and advertising revenue will be donated to the appeal.
Camila Cabello said: “My heart is breaking for the people of Ukraine. As refugees from Ukraine join millions of other displaced people around the globe, we all have a responsibility. One of the biggest needs is to get funds to organizations who can serve these communities directly, so we’re focusing our efforts on doing that as quickly as we can.”
The live show will broadcast across ITV, STV, ITV Hub and STV Player and is produced by Livewire Pictures. Global, the Media & Entertainment Group, is joining as media partner, and Marks & Spencer will be headline sponsors for the broadcast. The concert will take place at the Resorts World Arena, Birmingham. Tickets go on sale tomorrow (Tuesday 22nd) via www.theticketfactory.com.
James Rea, Global’s director of Broadcasting & Content, said: “This important fundraising event will raise vital funds for DEC and Global is proud to be partnering with ITV, Livewire and DEC as well all try and do what we can for the people of Ukraine.”
Who are The DEC?
The DEC brings together 15 leading UK aid charities at times of crisis overseas to raise funds quickly and efficiently. In these times of crisis, people in life-and-death situations need our help and The DEC’s mission is to save, protect and rebuild lives through effective humanitarian response. The DEC’s 15 member charities are: Action Against Hunger, ActionAid UK, Age International, British Red Cross, CAFOD, CARE International UK, Christian Aid, Concern Worldwide UK, International Rescue Committee UK, Islamic Relief Worldwide, Oxfam GB, Plan International UK, Save the Children UK, Tearfund and World Vision UK.
How To Donate:
- Online: dec.org.uk
- Phone: 0370 60 60 900
- SMS: To donate £10 text ‘CRISIS’ to 70150. Texts cost £10 plus the standard network charge and the whole £10 goes to the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal. You must be 16 or over and please ask the bill payer's permission. For full terms and conditions and more information go to www.dec.org.uk
- Or donate over the counter at any high street bank or post office or send a cheque by post to Post: DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal, PO Box 999, London EC3A 3AA.