John Mayer Performs at Global Citizen Festival 2023 to Raise Awareness for Global Poverty
John Mayer took to the stage at the Global Citizen Festival 2023 in New York City on September 28, 2023, to raise awareness for global poverty. The festival, which is organized by the non-profit organization Global Citizen, brings together world leaders, celebrities, and musicians to advocate for sustainable development goals
Mayer performed a set of his hits, including “Gravity,” “Waiting on the World to Change,” and “New Light.” He also covered songs by other artists, such as “Goin’ Down the Road Feeling Bad” by the Grateful Dead and “Imagine” by John Lennon.
In between songs, Mayer spoke about the importance of global citizenship and the need to work together to end poverty. He also encouraged the audience to take action by signing petitions and donating to charities.
“We are all global citizens,” Mayer said. “We are all connected. And we all have a responsibility to make the world a better place.”
The Global Citizen Festival 2023 was a success, with over 60,000 people in attendance and millions more watching online. The festival raised over $1 billion in commitments from world leaders and businesses to support sustainable development goals.
Mayer’s performance was a highlight of the festival, and it helped to raise awareness of the important issue of global poverty. Mayer is a longtime advocate for social justice, and he has used his platform as a musician to speak out about many important issues. His performance at the Global Citizen Festival was just one example of his commitment to making the world a better place.