Sunday , March 18 2018
Home / “One World Beat Global Music Festival” Against AIDS

“One World Beat Global Music Festival” Against AIDS

Musicians unite to help children living with HIV/AIDS – over 150 events in 40 countries March 19-21:

    The Concept of One World Beat Music Festival is Simple:
    Music Making a Difference!

    One World Beat Global Music Festival is a live 3-day global music festival providing a platform for musicians of all genres to unite and convey a message of hope through their music, all to benefit the victims of AIDS.
    The One World Beat Global Music Festival is not only a collaboration of musicians united in a global effort, it also serves as a platform for the thousands of local and international non-profit organizations currently working for a better social environment to communicate their message to a world-wide audience. In these times of international insecurity there is a strong need to send out positive messages and allow voices of the people in need, to be heard.
    Music has become a permanent presence in our daily lives and is the perfect vehicle to reach people of all ages. The One World Beat Music Festival is a great way to communicate the message of hope to millions of people around the world – through music. We also believe that One World Beat Festival has tremendous growth potential and will continue to provide a platform for musicians and charitable organizations to convey their message for years to come.

    In addition, the One World Beat Music Festival provides an opportunity for thousands of everyday citizens to get involved through volunteerism.
    Supported by the United Nations Education Consortium Organization (UNESCO), and artists such as Phil Collins, the 2003 One World Beat Festival led to a global volunteer effort. As a result, the events helped raise money for a number of charities around the world including: United Planet (USA), Children for Change (Canada), Source of Hope Foundation (Lithuania), Here for Life Suicide Prevention (Australia), Victims of Violence (Alaska, USA), Stir Network (Nigeria), Kids Helping Kids (USA) and many others.
    With momentum from the success of the 2003 event, 2004 One World Beat Music Festival, will benefit global AIDS relief organizations.

    “The idea of giving musicians the possibility to be part of a humanitarian project in a direct way was a natural one to me,” says Andy Treichler, founder of One World Beat. “After all, so much music is about changing the world, about making it better. I see One World Beat as a way to allow musicians like myself to do something more than just sing about making a difference. Now, we have an opportunity to actually do it.”

A list of all the events is found here:


    Sydney Club Acoustica at The Basement

    Melbourne Club Acoustica at Manchester Lane

    Adelaide Club Acoustica at The Governor Hindmarsh


    Nassau Hilton Hotel Grounds


    Liége Kamel Ettounsi


    Rio Claro Dia Internacional de Agua

    Rio de Janeiro Gottsha

    Burkina Faso


    Ouagadougou Gala Humanitaire – Salle des banquet ouaga 2000


    Bujumbura Prince Louis Stadium


    Edmonton Fiddler’s Roost

    montreal café chaos

    Stratford Tango Coffee Bistro

    Edmonton Sacred Heart School

    Toronto Volume Lounge

    Ottawa Zaphod Beeblebrox

    Toronto Gypsy Co-op


    Zagreb Club Aqarius


    Pafos Arithea Restaurant

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Matonge/ Kalamu Ymca Stadium


    Worldwide. Reptor Radio – One World Beat Charity Special.

    Lancaster The Bobbin

    London King’s College Student Union

    London Deal Real Record Store

    Reading BAR OZ

    Brighton The Joogleberry Playhouse

    Bracknell South Hill Park Arts Centre

    Boxford Boxford Fleece Jazz Club

    Guildford The White Lyon

    Colchester Colchester Charter Hall

    Bournemouth Bar So

    Newcastle Upon Tyne The Cluny

    Coventry The Longford Engine

    Stoke on Trent Fast Lane Karting

    Newcastle under lyme Wye Road Community Center

    Newcastle Corner House Hotel

    Leeds Josephs Well

    London The Garage

    London Shepherds Bush Empire

    Frome Undercroft

    Faroe Islands

    Fuglafjørður Mentanarhúsið


    Remscheid Diesel & Dust

    Duisburg Kulturiges

    Oldenburg Barista Bar

    Aachen Pesnyary Venue tbc

    Gladenbach Europaschule Gladenbach & City of Gladenbach

    Köln Mütze Club


    Accra Akuafo Hall Legon


    Gibraltar GASA Clubhouse


    Athens Small Music Theatre


    kolkata Some Place Else Club


    Co.Donegal The Cottage


    Tokyo Bunka no Mori Hall

    Tokyo La Leal Hall in Myogadani

    Tokyo Steinway Hall

    Minato-ku Striped House Gallery


    Nairobi Nairobi Cinema Auditorium

    Nairobi The Carnivore

    Nairobi Carnivore Restaurant

    Nairobi Mbita Town


    Kaunas Club LOS PATRANKOS

    Kaunas Club ZEPELINUS


    Male Alimas Carnival – Maldives


    Buġibba The Blues Room

    Tsumeb Nomtsuob Community Hall

    African Cafe Cultural Music


    Amsterdam Hard Rock Cafe Amsterdam

    New Zealand

    Carterton Carrington Park

    Napier Odins Inn


    Calabar South-South Resource Centre


    Islamabad-44000 Serena Hotel


    Intramuros, Manila To Be Confirmed – Culture Club or Cluvb5 or Orchidias


    Warsaw Kongresowa Concert Hall


    Perth Twa Tams

    Kirkcaldy Candle Rooms

    Glasgow The National Piping Centre

    Edinburgh Caledonian Backpackers


    to be confirmed Singapore Venue tbc

    Slovak Republic

    tbc tbc

    South Africa

    JHB Carfax

    South Korea

    Pohang The Giant Step


    Corralejo Imagine Piano Bar

    Barcelona Martha Abello

    Mijas Costa The Mijas Music Factory

    Tenerife Pleasure Island & The Paper


    Geneva Undertown

    Payerne Silverclub


    Moshi Mkombozi Centre

    Arusha Masai Camp


    Bangkok Tokyo Joe’s Blues Bar

    Chiang Mai Monkey Club

    Trinidad and Tobago

    Port-of-Spain The Laventille Youth Facility

    Port-of-Spain East Port-of-Spain Regional Complex / Laventille Youth Facility

    St. Augustine Creative Arts Centre (School of Continuing Studies)


    tunis mechtel


    Kampala National Theatre

    United Arab Emirates

    Dubai Holiday Centre

    United States

    Los Angeles/Hermosa Beach The Lighthouse Cafe

    North Hollywood Kulak’s Woodshed

    Houston Blue Hat Project at the Last Concert Cafe!

    Rochester Java’s Cafe/BrowNoise Music

    New York City Southpaw

    New York SALAAM Theatre

    Arlington SoundMag: Monte Carlo’s Bar & Grill

    Washington The Velvet Lounge

    San Diego Voz Alta

    Ft. Worth SoundMag: Ridglea Theater

    Worcester ,MA

    Fort Walton Beach Emerald Coast Center –

    New York Curious Cafe

    Marietta Solar Concert

    Metairie Martine’s Lounge

    Pittsburgh The Quiet Storm

    New York City Downtime

    Dallas SoundMag: The Rock in Deep Ellum

    Norwich The Broad Street Tavern

    Portland, Maine

    Boston, MA (online event)

    Los Angeles Genghis Cohen

    Rochester Water Street Music Hall/ BrowNoise Music

    Ann Arbor Blind Pig

    Newnan Destiny Church International

    Tampa (Lutz) Unity Church of Today

    Dallas SoundMag: Hard Rock Cafe, Dallas

    Dallas / Ft. Worth is organizing Dallas/Ft. Worth events

    Kansas City Barney Allis Plaza (outdoors)

    Chicago River City Community Church

    Santa Monica Zanzibar

    Marquette The Landmark Inn

    Rochester Milestones/BrowNoise Music

    Brooklyn Galapagos

    Rochester BrowNoise Music

    Garfield Hts. Ceo’s

    Asheville RadioDevil.Com Internet Broadcast

    New York The Baggot Inn



    Swansea The Chattery

    Newport The Legendary TJ’s

    Swansea The Celtic Pride

    Bangor Hendre Hall

    Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach

    Gorseinon Grovesend Miners Welfare Club

    Swansea Uplands Tavern

    Swansea The Uplands Tavern

    Cardiff Cardiff Engine Rooms


    Harare Manyame Bridge Entertainment Centre

Pretty impressive. Great cause, great vibe. check it out if you get a chance. If you can’t make to a live show, many of the concerts will be webcast here. More info here.

About Eric Olsen

Career media professional and serial entrepreneur Eric Olsen flung himself into the paranormal world in 2012, creating the America's Most Haunted brand and co-authoring the award-winning America's Most Haunted book, published by Berkley/Penguin in Sept, 2014. Olsen is co-host of the nationally syndicated broadcast and Internet radio talk show After Hours AM; his entertaining and informative America's Most Haunted website and social media outlets are must-reads: Twitter@amhaunted,, Pinterest America's Most Haunted. Olsen is also guitarist/singer for popular and wildly eclectic Cleveland cover band The Props.

Check Also

Low at SXSW 2018 (Photo: Tan The Man)

SXSW Music Festival 2018: March 13 (Jerry Williams, Grace Joyner, Low, and More)

Jerry Williams and Low were among the highlights on Tuesday at SXSW Music Festival 2018 in Austin, Texas.