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LP Album cover   Forbes has announced  that LP, Afrojack, Wiz Khalifa, and OCD: Moosh And Twist will headline the Forbes Under 30 Music Festival, a presentation of Global Citizen Nights, on the evening of October 19, 2014 at the Piazza at Schmidt's in Philadelphia's Northern Liberties neighborhood. The festival will kick off the first-ever Under 30 Summit, a three-day gathering of 1,000 of America's most outstanding young entrepreneurs and leaders in Philadelphia. Forbes is producing the concert in partnership with Global Citizen, the organization behind the annual Global Citizen Festival in New York's Central Park. A part of the Global Citizen campaign, Global Citizen Nights is a series of free-ticketed concerts that will bring major artists to intimate venues as part of the movement to end extreme poverty by 2030. Warner Bros. Records recording artist and acclaimed songwriter / performer, LP is thrilled to be part of this event and enthused:  "I'm so stoked to play the Forbes Under 30 Music Fest!! Gonna be a great show for a great cause and somebody is definitely gonna get high!! Let's do this!!" Starting today, music fans and activists can take "actions" to end extreme poverty atwww.globalcitizen.org/nights and use points to enter for the chance to win tickets.From sending a Tweet, to signing a petition or watching a related video, fans will learn about four of the key issues in the fight to end extreme poverty: water and sanitation, vaccines, Ebola and youth rights. For more info and line-up information, click here!

Ume Photo: Ian Witlan Ume's Lauren Larson will join Heart's Nancy Wilson for a special acoustic performance at the first annual "Acoustic-4-A-Cure" concert this Thursday, May 15th in San Francisco, CA benefiting the Pediatric Cancer Program at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital.  The star-studded lineup will include (in alphabetical order): Billie Joe Armstrong, Sammy Hagar, James Hetfield, Scott Mathews, Pat Monahan, Joe Satriani, Nancy Wilson, and more - performing acoustic sets - with some once in a lifetime duets and jam sessions expected. "Acoustic-4-A-Cure" was created by Rock & Roll Hall of Fame musician and Bay Area resident Sammy Hagar. For more on Ume and tour dates, click here!

Neil Young Photo: www.telegraph.co.uk It was announced today that Neil Young will be performing 4 benefit concerts in Canada in January of 2014. The concerts are to raise money for the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN)Legal Defense Fund. Very Special Guest, Diana Krall will also perform on each of the dates. Tickets will go on sale Friday, December 13th. The concert dates are: Sun Jan 12 Toronto Massey Hall Thur Jan 16 Winnipeg Centennial Concert Hall Fri Jan 17 Regina Conexus Arts Centre Sun Jan 19 Calgary Jack Singer Concert Hall For more on this story, click here....