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25 Photos of the Chainsmokers, Andra Day, Stevie Wonder, Green Day, and More at the 2017 Global Citizen Festival in Central Park

Mary Kang for Global Citizen

This past Saturday, 60,000 Global Citizens from across the country and around the world made their way to New York City's Central Park for an action-packed ( literally ) festival that featured some of the best musicians in pop, rock, and rap right now. 

These performers spoke eloquently about the need to eliminate extreme poverty, promote inclusivity and understanding, and protect foreign aid. But, for most of their time on stage, they played high-energy musical sets that had Global Citizens on their feet and swaying to the tunes. 

Global Citizen caught these amazing performers — including Green Day, Stevie Wonder, Andra Day, Big Sean, and more — in action at the 2017 Global Citizen Festival.


GCF17_TheChainsmokers_DanielDorsaForGlobalCitizen336.jpgAndrew Taggart of the Chainsmokers busts a move on stage at the Global Citizen Festival 2017 in New York City's Central Park.
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852766674.jpgBrandon Flowers of The Killers performs onstage.
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GCF17_TheLumineers_DanielDorsaForGlobalCitizen265.jpgWesley Schultz of The Lumineers looks out at the crowd.
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GCF17_BigSean_MaryKangForGlobalCitizen_026.jpgRapper Big Sean performs at the Global Citizen Festival.
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GCF17_AlessiaCara_MaryKangForGlobalCitizen_001.jpgAlessia Cara kicked off the Global Citizen Festival with a powerful set.
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GCF17_TheChainsmokers_MaryKangForGlobalCitizen_038.jpgAndrew Taggart of the Chainsmokers raises his hand to the sky as night falls over the Global Citizen Festival 2017.
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GCF17_AndraDay_MaryKangForGlobalCitizen_026.jpgSinger Andra Day lies on the floor during her emotional set at the 2017 Global Citizen Festival.
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GCF17_GreenDay_DanielDorsaForGlobalCitizen435.jpgGreen Day's Billie Joe Armstrong on stage at the Global Citizen Festival 2017.
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GCF17_Crowd_DanielDorsaForGlobalCitizen221.jpgA member of The Lumineers walks in the crowd as they perform 'Stubborn Love.'
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GCF17_AndraDay_MaryKangForGlobalCitizen_007.jpgAndra Day sings at the Global Citizen Festival 2017.
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GCF17_TheLumineers_DanielDorsaForGlobalCitizen253.jpgNeyla Pekarek, cellist for The Lumineers, plays at the Global Citizen Festival 2017.
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GCF17_GreenDay_MaryKangForGlobalCitizen_003.jpgMike Dirnt, bassist for Green Day, at the Global Citizen Festival 2017.
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GCF17_TheLumineers_DanielDorsaForGlobalCitizen269.jpgThe Lumineers on stage at the Global Citizen Festival 2017.
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GCF17_BigSean_MaryKangForGlobalCitizen_020.jpgRapper Big Sean engages the crowd at the Global Citizen Festival 2017.
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GCF17_AlessiaCara_DanielDorsaForGlobalCitizen133.jpgAlessia Cara sings at the Global Citizen Festival 2017.
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GCF17_AndraDay_DanielDorsaForGlobalCitizen305.jpgAndra Day sings Billie Holiday's "Strange Fruit" at the Global Citizen Festival 2017.
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GCF17_GreenDay_MaryKangForGlobalCitizen_044.jpgGreen Day waves to the crowd at the Global Citizen Festival 2017.
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852767474.jpgPharrell Williams and Stevie Wonder perform 'Happy' together.
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GCF17_TheChainsmokers_MaryKangForGlobalCitizen_030Andrew Taggart of the Chainsmokers jumps on stage during the Global Citizen Festival 2017.
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GCF17_TheLumineers_MaryKangForGlobalCitizen_011.jpgWesley Schultz of the Lumineers plays the tambourine at the Global Citizen Festival 2017.
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GCF17_GreenDay_MaryKangForGlobalCitizen_038.jpgGreen Day's Billie Joe Armstrong on stage at the Global Citizen Festival 2017.
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GCF17_TheChainsmokers_DanielDorsaForGlobalCitizen357.jpgAndrew Taggart and Alex Pall of The Chainsmokers on stage at the Global Citizen Festival 2017.
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852767590.jpgStevie Wonder plays piano at the Global Citizen Festival 2017.
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GCF17_TheChainsmokers_MaryKangForGlobalCitizen_034.jpgThe Chainsmokers on stage at the Global Citizen Festival 2017.
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