Today Eddie Vedder will join Kōkua Festival 2020 – Live From Home.
In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, Jack Johnson will host the Kōkua Festival 2020 – Live From Home on Saturday, April 25th – a livestream version of his long running Hawaiʻi based Kōkua Festival.
This 2 hour special event will feature live music performances from past Kōkua Festival alumni and home cooking lessons from some of Hawaiʻi’s top chefs Ed Kenney and Mark Noguchi.
Donations will benefit Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation, a non-profit that supports environmental education in the schools and communities of Hawaiʻi. To aid local COVID-19 relief efforts, a portion of donations will be directed to programs that promote food security and sustainable local food systems in Hawai‘i, including Aloha Harvest, the Full Calabash Fund, and the Chef Hui Give & Go Community Meal Program.
Kōkua Festival 2020 – Live From Home performers include Jack Johnson, Eddie Vedder, Willie Nelson, Ben Harper, G. Love, Ziggy Marley, Lukas Nelson, Paula Fuga, Kawika Kahiapo, John Cruz, Anuhea, Ron a Artis II, Thunderstorm Artis, and more.
Eddie Vedder previously performed at Kokua Festival ’07.
Tune in to Amazon Music’s Twitch channel or Jack Johnson’s Facebook page at 12pm HST/3pm PT/6pm ET to watch the 2 hour live-stream.
Born in Reggio Emilia in 1980. He created pearljamonline.it in 2001 and wrote the first edition of “Pearl Jam Evolution” in 2009 along with his wife Daria. Since 2022, he is behind 2 podcasts: “Pearl Jam dalla A alla Z” and “Fuori Orario Not Another Podcast”. He has collaborated with Barracuda Style, HvsR, Rolling Stone, Rockol and Il Fatto Quotidiano. He continues relentlessly to try to find “beautiful melodies that say terrible things”.
Favorite song: Present Tense
Favorite album: No Code
Favorite bands/artists other than PJ: Tom Waits, Ramones, Springsteen, IDLES, Fontaines D.C., Mark Lanegan, Cat Power