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Nat Geo’s Earth Day Eve Celebration to Characteristic Willie Nelson, Maggie Rogers, Valerie June, Ziggy Marley

‘Twas the night time earlier than Earth Day, and in some unspecified time in the future of properties tuned in to Nationwide Geographic’s net sites or YouTube channel might be the sounds of artists including Willie Nelson, Valerie June, Ziggy Marley and My Morning Jacket, all performing for “Earth Day Eve 2021: A Virtual Celebration.”

Others joining in in tune for the 90-minute webcast consist of Maggie Rogers, Yo-Yo Ma, Angélique Kidjo, Aurora, José González and Rostam. Whereas others recorded long-established performances for the special, My Morning Jacket is providing a world premiere of a smooth music video.

The special shall be seen April 21 at 8: 30 p.m. ET/5: 30 PT on Nationwide Geographic’s YouTube channel and net sites. Following that protest, the trip will transfer to TikTok at 10 p.m. ET for an “afterparty” with Jayda G., who’ll be spinning records accompanied by visuals from the Disney Plus sequence “Earth Moods.”

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All these musical efforts precede the nighttime premiere on Disney Plus of the first episode of “Secrets of the Whales,” a four-piece sequence from filmmaker James Cameron that is narrated by Sigourney Weaver.

The “Earth Day Eve 2021” protest shall be hosted by shuttle educated Jessica Nabongo and likewise characteristic nonmusical appearances by ethologist/conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall, carnivore ecologist Dr. Rae Wynn Grant, environmental reporter Lillygol Sedaghat and biologist Dr. Lucy Hawkes.  wPart of the program can even be devoted to marine photographer Brian Kerry providing glimpses of Cameron’s smooth protest.

As if taking to Tik Tok weren’t musically inclusive ample, Nationwide Geographic has also save up an Earth Month-themed Spotify playlist.

“For over 133 years, Nationwide Geographic has strived to encourage of us to care extra deeply for the planet,” said Nationwide Geographic chairman Gary Knell. “Our Earth Day Eve occasion — virtual and accessible to everyone — will showcase environmentally passionate artists from spherical the globe along with some of Nationwide Geographic’s most unheard of Explorers. From Aurora’s wooded space efficiency in Bergen, Norway, to Jane Goodall’s greeting from her dwelling in England, the celebration will give us even extra of a reason to fall in like with the predicament we all call dwelling — and empower us to act to give protection to it.”

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