Let’s Get it Started: Live Blogging of The Black Eyed Peas Concert

New York City is ready. Are you? We ticketed the Chase Presents the Black Eyed Peas Concert for NYC to Benefit Robin Hood Foundation, one of the largest Central Park concerts in NYC history. Tens of thousands of fans will take the Great Lawn tonight to check out the show. Not one of them? No worries, we’ll take care of you. Stay tuned to our blog for all of the play-by-play from the show.

9:42 p.m. – What a show! Thanks for tuning in. Good night, NYC!

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7:36 p.m. - Will.i.am wants to rock. Right now. Enjoy the show!

7:34 p.m. - Here we go! Countdown is on for the show. B. E. P. Let’s get it started!

7:30 p.m. - Text GIVENYC 50555 to give $10. Will feed 12 hungry New Yorkers. Every penny goes to charity.

7:29 p.m. – Saltzman calls for a round of applause for the NYFD and NYPD for keeping the crowds safe. Cheers!

7:26 p.m. - David Saltzman, executive director, Robin Hood, joins the stage. “Do you love the Black Eyed Peas?” “Do you love New York City?” I think we all know the answer to those. He’s reminding us that we’re part of a historical event. Very cool!

7:25 p.m. - Cubbie and Cindy, DJs from KTU, jump on stage with some young’uns. Anticipation for the Peas is building!

7:24 p.m. – Kelly Ripa sends in her video message in support of Robin Hood.

7:21 p.m. – Someone call the doctor! Dr. Oz takes the stage to remind people about the awesome work Robin Hood Foundation does to help feed the city’s needy.

7:17 p.m. - Kristin Chenowith encourages donating to Robin Hood from the stage! “Old fashioned barn-raising here in Central Park!”

7:09 p.m. – Brian Williams and Calvin Klein video messages, Gordon Smith from Chase, and a whole lot of fans. This show is getting ready to take off!

6:43 p.m. - Excited for the show!

6:17 p.m. - Reporting from the ground, our PR guru, @VHSchneider, says check in is running well. Look at those people hustling to get to the Peas, her camera can’t even catch them standing still!

6:05 p.m.: The crowd is filling up on the Great Lawn.

5:54 p.m. – Are those bedazzled guitar straps? We’re in love.

5:35 p.m. – The special guests for tonight’s show are arriving backstage. We can’t say who yet, and have to keep them behind the camera, so stay tuned!

5:22 p.m. - Our awesome Eventbrite volunteers are rocking check-in.

4:54 p.m. - People are lining the block in anticipation of a great show!

4:43 p.m. – Kevin, our CEO and co-founder, checks out the massive stage before the event.

4:21 p.m. - @VHSchneider tweets that people are already claiming their spots at the front of the stage.

4:04 p.m. – View from the stage!

3:54 p.m. – The stage looks awesome!

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