Ariana Grande has confirmed the details of a benefit concert for the victims of the bombing attack which targeted concertgoers at her Manchester tour date on May 22nd, resulting in the deaths of 22 people.
‘One Love Manchester’ will be held at the Emirates Old Trafford cricket ground on Sunday, June 4th and feature performances Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Coldplay, Miley Cyrus, Take That, Usher and Pharrell, as well as Grande herself.
The ‘One Last Time’ singer first announced the benefit concert on May 26th, in her first full statement since the attack, saying: “I’ll be returning to the incredibly brave city of Manchester to spend time with my fans and have a benefit concert in honor of and to raise money for the victims and their families”.
All proceeds from ticket sales will go to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund, which was set up in the wake of the bombing by Manchester City Council and British Red Cross. Fans who attended Grande’s concert last Monday will be offered free tickets. Attendees will be asked to not bring bags with them.
Tickets go on sale Thursday at 10am, with doors opening for the benefit at 6pm on Sunday.
— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) May 30, 2017