Inspired by Billy Bragg’s recent Mother’s Day video release for his song “Can’t Be There Today,” City Winery and Billy are co-producing a special multi-artist Mother’s Day concert that will be broadcast on YouTube on Sunday, May 10.
All ticket buyers receive a private YouTube concert viewing link two hours before the show begins on May 10. The showtime is 5pm ET.
100% of net proceeds will be donated to The United Nations Foundation fund addressing sexual and reproductive health and rights during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Watch a lyric video for “Can’t Be There Today” by Billy Bragg on YouTube:
City Winery has invited some of its favorite artists from the City Winery family to perform with Billy, including Rosanne Cash, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Steve Earle, Shovels and Rope, Rufus Wainwright, Richard Thompson, The Indigo Girls, Jorma Kaukonen, Todd Snider, KT Tunstall, Loudon Wainwright, Amy Helm, Joseph Arthur, Stella Donnelly, Fink, Joan Osborne, Andrew Bird, and The Mountain Goats.
WFUV’s Rita Houston hosts the event. Families around the world can connect virtually through this shared experience, celebrating all mothers everywhere through music while supporting those in need.
w/ Rosanne Cash, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Steve Earle, Rufus Wainwright, Richard Thompson, The Indigo Girls
Can’t Be There Today: Billy Bragg and The City Winery All-Stars
Sunday, May 10
Show @ 5pm ET