How to Watch Jack Johnson’s “Kōkua Festival 2020: Live From Home” in Hawai‘i
The Kōkua Hawai‘i Foundation’s annual music festival has adapted to the new normal and brings us all a streaming music festival straight to our homes on Saturday, April 25. Catch Ziggy Marley, Thunderstorm Artis from “The Voice” and Anuhea as well as home cooking lessons from some of Hawaiʻi’s top chefs.
Photo: Courtesy of Morgan Maassen (morganmaassen.com)
Last weekend we were treated to the global broadcast and digital special One World: Together At Home and the very next day our man Jack Johnson announced the Kōkua Festival 2020: Live From Home concert. The online benefit will stream live from noon to 2 p.m. April 25 on Twitch and Facebook. Here’s everything you need to know about the concert and how to watch at home in Hawai‘i:
When does it start?
Kōkua Festival 2020: Live From Home will be broadcast live on Saturday, April 25 from noon to 2 p.m. HST. If you’re jonesing to get the party started early, check out the new playlist featuring the festival’s awesome lineup of performers on Amazon Music.
Where can I stream it?
Who will be performing?
Jack Johnson (who will be headlining and hosting the two-hour event) has invited festival alumni to join him in performing live from their homes, including Anuhea (@anuheajams), Ron Artis II (@ronartisii) and his brother Thunderstorm Artis (whom you can catch on the current season of The Voice), John Cruz (@johncruzmusic), Paula Fuga (@pfunklove), Ben Harper (@benharper), Kawika Kahiapo, G. Love (@phillyglove), Ziggy Marley (@ziggymarley) and Lukas Nelson (@lukasnelsonofficial). Between acts, local culinary favorites Ed Kenney and Mark Noguchi (@musubman) will demonstrate at-home cooking lessons.
Where will the fundraising efforts go?
The Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation will be accepting donations. These funds will go to the nonprofit’s effort in educating schools as well as communities on environmental issues and local programs that promote food security and/or sustainable food practices. At the moment this includes Aloha Harvest, Chef Hui and Give & Go Community Meal Program, and Full Calabash Fund.
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