NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A limited number of VIP tickets to the Global Citizen Festival are now available for purchase via Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment company. The majority of tickets to the event, which will be held on the Great Lawn of Central Park on September 28, 2013, are free and are available by participating in online actions as detailed at www.globalfestival.com. Ticketmaster will distribute the 54,000 free tickets to those who have earned them.
A limited number of exclusive VIP offers will be available to this year's Global Citizen Festival. Citibank cardholders can enjoy access to a limited number of the VIP offers. Offers may include ON-STAGE tickets or tickets in one of three exclusive VIP sections on the Great Lawn and more.
The 2013 Global Citizen Festival is working in proud partnership with the Cotton On Foundation, and is generously supported by global technology partner HP, as well as Kidnected World, The Pratt Foundation, FedEx, Coca-Cola, Citibank, The Color Run and The Riot House. The Festival is only possible because of critical funding from the Sumner M. Redstone Foundation. Media partners include Clear Channel Media and Entertainment, Forbes, ReverbNation and others.
"We are honored to be working with Ticketmaster as their systems and comprehensive services nicely complement our unique program where fans earn tickets by taking action to fight global poverty," said David Beame, Event Director of the Global Citizen Festival.For more information about the bands, artists, and event, please visit www.globalfestival.com. THE GLOBAL POVERTY PROJECT:Best known for the 2012 Global Citizen Festival in Central Park, NYC on September 29, and the Live Below the Line campaign, The Global Poverty Project is an international education and advocacy organization working to catalyze the movement to end extreme poverty. An Australian-grown project, The Global Poverty Project creates campaigns with the purpose of increasing the number and effectiveness of people taking action to end extreme poverty, with the vision of a world without extreme poverty, within a generation. For more information, visit our website at www.globalpovertyproject.com. For further information: Amy Freeland, firstname.lastname@example.org About Live Nation Entertainment:Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation Management and Live Nation Media/Sponsorship. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors. SOURCE Ticketmaster