Bruce Springsteen Announces Televised New Jersey Pandemic Benefit
Jon Bon Jovi, Halsey, Danny DeVito, SZA and more will appear
Published Apr 14, 2020Bruce Springsteen is joining forces with a host of stars from his home state of New Jersey for a new televised coronavirus benefit.
The Boss will headline the one-night "Jersey for Jersey," which will also feature at-home appearances from Jon Bon Jovi, Tony Bennett, Halsey, Danny DeVito, Whoopi Goldberg, Kelly Ripa, Jon Stewart, SZA, Charlie Puth and more.
"New Jersey has been hit especially hard by the coronavirus pandemic," Springsteen said in announcing the benefit on Good Morning America today, "and the people of New Jersey have always stepped up during difficult times."
Organized by the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund, "Jersey for Jersey" will be broadcast on April 22 at 7 p.m. ET through Apple Music and AppleTV apps; E Street Radio on SiriusXM; local television stations WABC, WPVI, WPIX, News12 and NJTV; and radio outlets 1010 WINS, WCBS 880, CBS-FM, WFAN, New York's Country 94.7, Alt 92.3 and Q104.3.
The announcement is Springsteen's latest effort to keep fans and listeners occupied indoors. Earlier this month, he shared quarantine special Bruce Springsteen: From His Home, To Yours on SiriusXM radio and released his London Calling: Live in Hyde Park concert film on streaming services in March.
Bruce Springsteen announced that he is teaming up with other New Jersey native celebrities for a #JerseyForJersey event that will raise money for the NJ pandemic relief fund. Tune in April 22nd on @ABCNetwork! pic.twitter.com/kgOKiqL15y— Good Morning America (@GMA) April 14, 2020