National Geographic Announces Star-Studded Earth Day Eve Celebration with Willie Nelson, Yo-Yo Ma, Ziggy Marley, Maggie Rogers, and More!

This year, National Geographic is giving multiple ways to celebrate Earth Day at home, kicking off with a star-studded Earth Day Eve virtual concert which will be streaming on Wednesday, April 21, at 8:30 p.mEDT, and available exclusively on the National Geographic YouTube page or at

Hosted by travel expert Jessica Nabongo, the concert will feature performances from Angélique KidjoAURORAJosé GonzálezMaggie RogersRostam, Valerie June, Willie Nelson, Yo-Yo Ma, and Ziggy Marley, as well as a world premiere new music video from My Morning Jacket. These artists are environmentalists and changemakers as much as they are musicians and songwriters, all of whom have a passion for sustainability and creating a better place for the future of our children. Each of these musical artists will perform from places of importance to them around the world and appearances by National Geographic Explorers like Dr. Jane Goodall, Dr. Rae Wynn Grant and more, will take viewers on a virtual journey when it’s needed most.

The event will also include a number of exciting announcements by the brand and be followed by a virtual afterparty on the new National Geographic TikTok account at 10 pm EDTIn Nat Geo’s first-ever TikTok Live, viewers will be invited to drop by to hear Jayda G. spin an original set accompanied by stunning visuals from the new Disney+ series, “Earth Moods.” In the meantime, National Geographic has published a newly created Spotify playlist that’s the perfect soundtrack for Earth Month.

Credit: National Geographic.

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