Jackson Browne, Rosanne Cash and Marc Cohn will headline the biggest of the New York shows that are part of The Concert Across America to End Gun Violence on Sept. 25.
Those stars will perform at the Beacon Theatre, along with Harlem’s Gospel for Teens, as part of a nationwide effort to call attention to the issue. Tickets go on sale at noon Friday through Ticketmaster.
“In the midst of America’s epidemic of gun violence that results in 90 deaths, over 200 injuries and a mass shooting every day, this powerful coast-to-coast concert and organizing effort will raise awareness and — very importantly — get out the vote on gun violence prevention in the November elections and beyond,” John Rosenthal, founder of Stop Handgun Violence, one of the organizers of the event, said in a statement.
St. Mark’s Church in the Bowery and Jalopy in Brooklyn are also taking part in the event, as well as dozens of venues across the country.