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Dierks Bentley, The Chainsmokers & Jordan Fisher to Perform at 2018 WE Day California, John Stamos Hosts

Dierks Bentley, 2017
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Dierks Bentley performs during Faster Horses Festival at Michigan International Speedway on July 21, 2017 in Brooklyn, Mich.

In the peak of an era of protests and longing for social justice, WE Day is returning to Southern California with a star studded lineup.

The list of performers, announced Wednesday (Mar. 27) include Dierks Bentley, The ChainsmokersJordan Fisher, Celebrity Marauders, Jessie Reyez and DVSN. The event will be hosted by John Stamos.

Selena Gomez, Jennifer Aniston and Nicole Richie will speak at the event alongside March for Our Lives organizers and a handful of Parkland students.

“I’m constantly inspired by the determination in every single student at WE Day—the energy they bring is unforgettable,” said Gomez in a statement. “This is my sixth WE Day and I can’t wait to share words of encouragement with thousands of young leaders who have accomplished so much worth celebrating. This generation is changing the world and I’m humbled to be a part of this special day with them.”

The one-day event, which is free to thousands of student activists, notes on their website that “standing in a stadium full of change-makers will reaffirm your belief that a better world is possible.”

WE Day takes place at the Forum in Los Angeles on April 19, and will be broadcast on ABC August 17 at 8 p.m. EST.

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