Playing For Change Band
The Playing For Change Band is a tangible, traveling representation of the Playing For Change mission to inspire, connect and bring peace to the world through music. With a unique fusion of influences and talents in constant evolution since 2008, the band currently consists of 10 musicians from 10 countries, carrying music from the streets to the stage to the hearts of people. These musicians come from many different countries and cultures, but through music, they speak the same language. The Playing For Change Band is now touring the world and spreading the message of love and hope to audiences everywhere. To date, the Playing For Change Band has played over 400+ concerts in 25+ countries, including being one of the first to perform in Argentina's DirectTV Arena, a tour in Brazil headlining for an audience of 35,000, and a tour in Australia as the opening act for Robert Plant. The band has collaborated with artists such as Bono, Keith Richards, Robert Plant, Jimmy Buffett, Stephen Marley, Manu Chao, Toots Hibbert, Ziggy Marley, Sara Bareilles, Keb’ Mo’, Baaba Maal, Tinariwen, Los Lobos, Bombino, The Doobie Brothers, Little Feat, and many more. When audiences see and hear musicians who have traveled thousands of miles from their homes, united in purpose and chorus, everyone is touched by music’s unifying power.