Tidal X Partners With Robin Hood Poverty Org For All-Star Brooklyn Concert, October 15th
September 21, 2016 at 2:18 PM (PT)
TIDAL and NEW YORK CITY's largest poverty-fighting organization, ROBIN HOOOD, will host TIDAL X: 1015 on OCTOBER 15th at BARCLAYS CENTER IN BROOKLYN. TIDAL’s second annual philanthropic festival is designed to raise awareness, and funds in order to create positive social impact focusing on education initiatives around the world. This year’s all-star lineup features ALICIA KEYS, BEYONCE, NICKI MINAJ, LAURYN HILL, COMMON, TIP, DNCE, ROBIN THICKE, EMELI SANDE, PRINCE ROYCE, BLOOD ORANGE, SALVA, CIPHA SOUNDS, ROSS ONE, ANGIE MARTINEZ, BEBE REXHA and more. TIDAL RISING acts include LIL YACHTY, MARK E. BASSY, KEVIN GARRETT, DANIELLE BRADBERY, SIR THE BAPTIST and LEVI CARTER.
Last year, the inaugural TIDAL X benefit concert raised more than $1.5m which was allocated in grants to a select list of organizations promoting social and racial justice.
Thanks to the festival’s underwriting sponsors, including JETLUX and AMERICAN FAMILY INSURANCE, 100% of all ticket sales will benefit ROBIN HOOD and TIDAL-supported nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving education locally, nationally and abroad. TIDAL is committed to supporting philanthropic endeavors of its artists. From charity concerts to social justice immersions, TIDAL helps artists shed a light on organizations and movements that matter to them most, as well as help fundraise. It has the unique ability to make a social impact on a global scale.
The event will be livestreamed and available for all members and non-members on TIDAL.com. Fans worldwide will be able to donate while watching the livestream.
A TIDAL member presale, including VIP packages and experiences, begins THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22nd at 10a (ET) at www.tidal.com/tidalx1015. All VIP inquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
Tickets will be widely available starting MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26th at 10am (ET) and can be purchased online by visiting www.tidal.com, www.ticketmaster.com, www.barclayscenter.com or by calling (800) 745-3000.
ROC NATION VP Philanthropy DANIA DIAZ stated: “Supporting the community and having positive impact is a TIDAL tenet and mission We are honored to partner with ROBIN HOOD for TIDAL X: 1015 around this year’s current theme, education. We know that education can advance communities and can be the most powerful tool for change. ROBIN HOOD has helped transform communities in positive ways by supporting education programs that generate meaningful results.”
ROBIN HOOD Executive Director DAVID SALTZMAN added: “All of us at ROBIN HOOD are thrilled to partner with our friends at TIDAL to create one of the greatest concerts of all time. The show will be even better because it will raise money for the most effective poverty-fighting tool there is: education. In the past, we have been lucky to work with TIDAL co-owners ALICIA KEYS, BEYONCE, CHRIS MARTIN, MADONNA, RIHANNA, JAY Z and USHER to raise hundreds of millions of dollars to fight poverty in NEW YORK CITY. There are no better partners.”
Concluded BROOKLYN SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT CEO BRETT YORMARK: “We are thrilled to host our second annual TIDAL X PHILANTHROPIC FESTIVAL. Our partnership with TIDAL continues to bring major events to BARCLAYS CENTER, and we are honored to align to support a worthy cause that benefits the community around us and beyond.”