Review: Global Citizen Concert with Usher, the Roots, Half Moon Run, Grimes, Metric and Charlotte Cardin

While all benefit concerts — regardless of size — should be taken with a grain of salt, yesterday evening's (September 17) star-studded Bell Centre event proved to be an evening ripe with an emphatic sense of hope and a commendable, progressive feminist agenda. With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Bill Gates acting as the evening's special guests, the Concert to End AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria invited headliners Usher (with the Roots), Half Moon Run, Grimes, Metric, Charlotte Cardin, and last minute additions Sam Roberts and Bobby Bazini to spread the word.

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