Arianna Grande is hosting a benefit concert after the tragedy of the the Manchester Concert in London, when Salman Abedi detonated a bomb on May 22nd killing 22 people, seven of those children. Justin Bieber, Coldplay, Katy Perry, Take That, Miley Cyrus, and Pharrell are just some of the performers expected to attend the benefit concert. Grande is offering free tickets to fans who were at the Manchester Arena show on May 22nd.
Tickets for the tribute concert go on sale on Thursday, prices have yet to be announced. Those attending are asked not to bring bags to the concert. Proceeds of the concert will go to the We Love Manchester emergency fund, which has been set up by Manchester City Council, in conjunction with the British Red Cross. Grande took to twitter to announce the concert, with the One Love logo featuring the bunny ears she is known for wearing.
Arianna suspended the rest of her Dangerous Woman Tour after the tragedy in Manchester but vowed to return saying, “I don’t want to go the rest of the year without being able to see and hold and uplift my fans. I’ll be returning to the incredibly brave city of Manchester to spend time with my fans and to have a benefit concert in honour and raise money for the victims and their families.”
The concert will be aired on BBC radio as well as broadcast on Capital Radio Networks.