If you want to give Netflix, Crave, Disney+ or Amazon Prime a rest for an hour, you can tune in and watch the iHeart Living Room Concert that is raising funds for health care workers in the frontlines of COVID-19, specifically the Canadian Red Cross.
The concert is hosted by Elton John and features Alicia Keys, Backstreet Boys, Billie Eilish, Green Day’s Bille Joe Armstrong, Mariah Carey, Camila Cabello, Tim McGraw, Dave Grohl, H.E.R. and Sam Smith
If you prefer not to watch, you can also listen to an audio version of the concert through the iHeartRadio Canada app and online at iHeartRadio.ca.
In Canada, if you’d like to donate you can do so via SMS by texting “CONCERT” to 20222.
The show will also be available on Bell’s Crave streaming platform tomorrow.
Update – April 1: A press release just announced that this benefit concert raised $445,000 to support the Canadian Red Cross and its efforts against COVID-19.
“We are thankful for the generous support of Canadians during this challenging time,” said Melanie Soler, vice-president of emergency management for Canadian Red Cross. “These funds will allow the Red Cross to provide comfort and care to individuals and families as needs across the country emerge during the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to helping people who may also be impacted during the upcoming flood and wildfire seasons.”