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CORE Hosts Benefit Concert Featuring Diplo and Big Freedia at JazzFest in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS – CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort), an emergency relief non-profit co-founded by Sean Penn and Ann Lee, is hosting a benefit concert during New Orleans’ iconic Jazz Fest, featuring headlining performances by Grammy winner Diplo and special guest Grammy nominated artist Big Freedia.

Proceeds of this event will support CORE’s efforts, allowing the organization to imminently provide lifesaving humanitarian relief and recovery to underserved and vulnerable communities around the world, including the ongoing refugee crisis in Ukraine, Poland and Romania as well as affected communities in Turkey and Syria in the wake of devastating earthquakes in the area.

WHEN: Thursday, May 4, 2023
Doors open: 9 p.m. CT
Performances: Diplo & Big Freedia: 11 p.m. – 2 a.m. CT
Opening/Closing DJ Performances: 9-11 p.m., 2-4:30 a.m. CT
WHERE: The Metropolitan
310 Andrew Higgins,
New Orleans, LA 70130
TICKETS: 18+ event.Tickets available here.
For information about VIP Sections, contact


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