If you’ve been lucky enough to attend a Vax Live concert at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California over the weekend, you’ll witness as little of a range of performers and speakers as you’re ever likely to see.
Prince Harry spoke. So did US President Joe and First Lady Jill Biden. Actress and singer Jennifer Lopez sang to Neil Diamond Sweet Caroline with his mother. And AC / DC frontman Brian Johnson has joined Foo Fighters on stage for a version of Back in black.
In addition to Back in black – an excerpt taken by a fan can be seen below ̵
Eddie Veder of Pearl Jam also appeared on the show, playing with his own band Ripseno and cover by Stephen Van Zand I am a patriot and remarking from the stage, “God, we haven’t felt this feeling in a while. There’s a microphone, a crowd.”
The audience was largely made up of vaccinated healthcare workers and key workers.
The Vax Live show (full title: Vax Live: The Concert for the Unification of the World) was organized by the charity Global Citizen, which aims to stop global poverty, and this special show celebrates the global availability of COVID-19 vaccines.
The show will air in the early hours of Sunday morning, May 8, at 1 am in the United Kingdom (Saturday 20:00 ET / 19:00 CT) on ABC, CBS, YouTube and iHeart radio and in the iHeartRadio application and at 23: 00 ET / 22:00 CT on Fox.