Originally announced via a Bruce Springsteen video on “Good Morning America” this morning, the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund “Jersey 4 Jersey” fundraiser has confirmed additional information.
According to the fund’s web site, “Jersey 4 Jersey will be broadcast at 7 PM EST on Wednesday, April 22, on Apple Music and AppleTV apps, worldwide. It will also be broadcast live and rebroadcast five times on E Street Radio on SiriusXM, currently free on the SiriusXM app. And it will be carried on WABC Channel 7, WPVI 6ABC, WPIX, News12, NJTV and radio outlets including 1010 WINS, WCBS 880, CBS-FM, WFAN, New York’s Country 94.7, Alt 92.3, Q104.3 and others. Social media posts will be shared with the hashtag #jersey4jersey.”
Also, the lineup has grown, with Chris Rock, Halsey and Kelly Ripa joining the cast that, as of this morning, included Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Jon Stewart, Tony Bennett, Whoopi Goldberg, Danny DeVito, SZA, Charlie Puth, Chelsea Handler, and Saquon Barkley.
The special will also include “first-hand accounts from front-line workers and citizens impacted by the pandemic,” according to the web site, on which New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy described the show as “some much-needed musical entertainment, levity and Jersey Pride during these unprecedented times.”
For more about the relief fund, visit njprf.org.
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