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How to Watch the Global Citizen Festival 2017 on Sept. 23

The Global Citizen Festival 2017, happening in New York City's Central Park, is almost here! If you're in the New York City area, hopefully you've already earned your tickets and are planning to join us on the Great Lawn on Sept. 23. (Get tips on what you need to know about attending here.)

If you can't join us in person, don't despair! There are lots of ways you can still see all the action, on your TV, the web, and more.


Watch live on MSNBC on Sept. 23. Coverage begins at 3 p.m. ET. Check listings for MSNBC's channel in your area. You can also get original articles and video, and a live stream of the Festival, at 

Come back to this page right here and watch the action on our YouTube player, embedded above, starting at 4 p.m.

YouTube, thanks to T-Mobile

Stream live on YouTube, thanks to T-Mobile on Sept. 23 at 4 p.m. ET. You can visit Global Citizen's YouTube page to set a reminder notification for when we go live (or click "Set Reminder" on the embedded YouTube player above). This is also where we'll feature highlights from the show, so you can go back and re-watch your favorite festival moments. 

Twitter, thanks to T-Mobile

Stream live on Twitter thanks to T-Mobile on Sept. 23 at 4 p.m. ET. Visit the Global Citizen Festival live stream page on Twitter for more information, and to join the conversation using #GCFest during the festival. 

Backstage action on Facebook Live, presented by Citi

Your ultimate backstage, "second screen" experience is taking place on Facebook Live presented by Citi on Sept. 23 throughout the live festival. We'll feature exclusive interviews and games with celebrity guests, movement leaders, and youth advocates. Visit Global Citizen's Facebook page a few days before the festival to set a reminder notification for when we go live. 

NextVR Livestream with Citi and Live Nation

Experience the first ever virtual reality live stream of Global Citizen Festival with Citi and Live Nation. You'll have unprecedented access and a view like no other. Learn more here.