Black Keys, Neil Young, others to perform in NYC

3:09 PM, Sep 29, 2012   |    comments
The members of the musical duo The Black Keys, Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney (glasses). Photo by Danny Clinch
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NEW YORK (AP) - More than 60,000 people are expected to descend upon Central Park in New York City this evening for a free concert featuring the Black Keys and Neil Young aimed at calling attention to poverty worldwide.

Dubbed the Global Citizen Festival, it also is slated to feature K'naan, Band of Horses and Foo Fighters.

Video of the event is to be streamed worldwide. The concert was scheduled around the meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York this week.

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