Prince will stream his “Rally 4 Peace” Baltimore Benefit Concert live on Tidal.
The music platform announced that it will live stream audio from Prince & 3RDEYEGIRL’s Mother’s Day Rally 4 Peace benefit concert on Sunday, May 10, 2015.
“I am honored to join Prince in his mission to inspire through the uniting power of music and be able to offer a platform where this moment can be shared globally. We invite all to experience the music and contribute in their own way to promote peace, tolerance and understanding,” Jay Z said in a statement. “Our prayers go out to Freddie Gray’s family and every family affected by brutality and senseless violence.” Prince recently recorded a protest song titled “Baltimore” Prince recently recorded in response to the civil unrest. The song was written following the death of 25-year old Freddie Gray and is a tribute to all of the people of Baltimore. “TIDAL has the ability to create experiences that bring people together,” Vania Schlogel, Senior Executive for TIDAL, said in a statemment. “We are privileged to partner with Prince so that people everywhere can share in this moment for healing and unity to support Baltimore youth through the power of music. Our dream is to be able to provide a limitless platform for all artists.” The historic live concert TIDAL X: Baltimore event will be available exclusively on TIDAL.
The Rally 4 Peace follows a month of unrest that has gripped Baltimore and areas throughout the U.S.
The concert is meant to be a catalyst for pause and reflection following the outpouring of violence that The live stream give people around the world the chance to experience the music and participate in a cultural moment that can inspire, motivate and provoke changes in our current climate. TIDAL’s work to build a creative artist space made it appealing to the global superstar who has always supported a visionary approach.
Fans and supporters can listen to TIDAL X: Baltimore by going to www.TIDAL.com. Alongside the free 60min audio stream, TIDAL’s homepage will feature a “match funds” donation button to support local Baltimore youth charities. Tickets for Sunday’s show at Royal Farms Arena went on sale Wednesday, May 6. A portion of all proceeds will benefit Baltimore youth charities.