A Concert for Peace and Justice on April 27th with a lineup that includes Usher, Common, The Roots and Kirk Franklin has been announced. The show is to celebrate the grand opening of a memorial in Alabama to victims of lynching.
Concert tickets start around $50 and go on sale Friday. The memorial will also have an opening ceremony, featuring Sweet Honey in the Rock and Rep. John Lewis. And there’s a two-day summit with an array of national leaders and civil rights advocates on April 26 and 27.
It will take place at the Riverwalk Amphitheater.