Chris Martin and Mike Shinoda set for mental health awareness festival

Derrick Santistevan

Chris Martin, Duff McKagan, and Mike Shinoda have actually registered to support a brand-new virtual festival co-founded by the widow of awful Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington.

The inaugural 320 Festival, arranged by Talinda Bennington and Deformed Trip developer Kevin Lyman, is targeted at raising awareness and motivating conversation about mental health through musical efficiencies, instructional sessions, and workshops, with the digital event starting on Friday.

The first day is being headlined by artist Lindsey Stirling, while Saturday’s line-up features sets by Weapons N’ Roses bassist McKagan, electronica group Moontower, and Coldplay star Martin, in addition to Cassadee Pope, Jimmie Allen, Yungblud, and Chester’s bandmate, Shinoda.

Singers Ashlee Williss, Carly Rose, and Kiiara will assist to close the virtual event on Sunday.

The 320 Festival, called in honour of the 320 Changes Instructions organisation Talinda released following Chester’s 2017 suicide, had actually initially been because of happen in Los Angeles on Saturday, however was revamped as an online celebration due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Fans can take a look at the event, which kicks off at 8.30 am PT every day, on 320 Festival’s Facebook Live and YouTube Live pages.

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