Halsey performs a series of summer concerts to raise money for causes dear to their hearts – rights for the LGBTQ community around the world, as well as art education in their home state of New Jersey.
“I Play a bunch of intimate places With the band this summer in partnership with Hard Rock Live to benefit [two] The LGBTQ+ “LGBTQ+,” the Grammy-nominated musician, who uses both she and their pronouns, wrote on social media Friday.
The “Without Me” singer is teaming up with Hard Rock Live to perform in Florida, Indiana and California for three shows in June and July.
Proceeds from these shows will benefit the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest LGBTQ civil rights organization, and outright international, A New York-based nonprofit organization that fights for LGBTQ inclusion along with partners around the world.
Halsey, who was born and raised in New Jersey, will also perform two concerts in Newark to benefit arts and education programs across the state.
The 28-year-old musician and best-selling author will be coming home “for a very special engagement” as part of North festival to shore. Their concerts are scheduled Wednesday 21st June and Thursday 22nd June at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.
Halsey was named one of Time’s “100 Most Influential People of 2020,” and is one of the only artists to have four different songs reach 1 billion streams on Spotify.
The prolific singer-songwriter — who has amassed more than 50 billion global streams — often uses his platform to advocate on issues such as mental health, women’s rights, disadvantaged youth, and the rights of the LGBTQ community.