Inspired by Billy Bragg’s recent Mother’s Day video release for his song “Can’t Be There Today,” City Winery and Billy are co-producing a special multi-artist Mother’s Day Concert that will be broadcast on YouTube on May 10th, 2020 beginning at 10 p.m. tonight.
We’ve invited some of our favorite artists from the City Winery family to perform with Billy, including Rosanne Cash, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Steve Earle, Shovels & Rope, Rufus Wainwright, Richard Thompson, The Indigo Girls, Jorma Kaukonen, Todd Snider, KT Tunstall, Louden Wainwright, Amy Helm, Joseph Arthur, Stella Donnelly, Fink, Joan Osborne, Andrew Bird, Valerie June, Hamilton Leithouser, and The Mountain Goats. With more to be announced…
WFUV’s Rita Houston will host the event. Families around the world will be able to connect virtually through this shared experience, celebrating all mothers everywhere through music while supporting those in need.
Tickets are $10 and can be bought online here –
100% of net proceeds will be donated to The United Nations Foundation fund addressing sexual and reproductive health and rights during the COVID-19 pandemic.
PLEASE NOTE: A private YouTube concert viewing link will be emailed to all ticket buyers 2 hours before the show begins on Sunday, May 10th.