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Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keys, and H.E.R. are slated to headline the Global Citizen Festival this fall. 

The New York City-based festival takes place on September 28 in Central Park at the Great Lawn, and it starts at 2 p.m. local time.

Rapper French Montana is also on the bill, alongside headliner Queen+ Adam Lambert.

The festival is hosted by Deborra-Lee Furness and Hugh Jackman. Global Citizen fest “brings together top artists, world leaders, and everyday activists to take action to end poverty. ”

The tickets for the festival are free for “Global Citizens who take a series of actions to create lasting change around the world.”

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