Skip to content

Audacy’s Eighth Annual We Can Survive Concert Returns to the Iconic Hollywood Bowl on Saturday, October 23, Continuing Audacy’s Commitment to Normalizing Mental Health Struggles

16 Sep 2021 — 3 min read



Gradient background

Introducing AFSP’s Newest Public Policy Council Members: What Advocacy Means to Them

Black Eyed Peas, Coldplay, Doja Cat, Shawn Mendes and The Kid Laroi To Perform Live at the Star-Studded Event, in Partnership With the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

PHILADELPHIA, PA – September 16, 2021 – Audacy has announced the return of its star-studded concert, “We Can Survive,” on Saturday, October 23 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, CA. Performances will include the Black Eyed Peas, Coldplay, Doja Cat, Shawn Mendes, The Kid Laroi and more, celebrating the power of music to bring people together, strengthening mental health, in partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).

“We’re thrilled to once again unite with our listeners for a moving ‘We Can Survive’ show,” said Michael Martin, Senior Vice President of Programming and Music Initiatives, Audacy. “This year especially, we understand the importance of the struggles of mental health and we’re thankful to the artists who are participating in a one-of-a-kind evening. I’m proud of the job that Audacy is doing in using its voice to bring people together in support of a vital issue.” 

Tickets will go on sale Friday, September 17 at 10:00 a.m. ET via

Listeners can now decide who the next big music superstar will be during Opening Act.  The contest, going on now, will help determine who will be the opening act at We Can Survive. Voting is going on now at and the winner will take home $10,000.

This show continues Audacy’s commitment to normalizing the struggles of mental health coupled with the previously announced I’m Listening special, a live national broadcast bringing together artists, athletes, medical specialists and others with intimate conversations about mental health through authentic, open dialogue led by some of the nation’s top influencers.

“Everyone has a role to play in the fight to stop suicide,” said Robert Gebbia, CEO, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. “That's why we are excited to partner with Audacy to engage the music industry and their fans in our suicide prevention work. Music provides a unique opportunity to promote connections and to encourage life-saving conversations about caring for our own mental health and the mental health of those we care about, which will save lives."

Established in 1987, AFSP is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death. The AFSP funds scientific research, supports survivors of suicide loss and continues to educate the public as well as advocate for public policies in mental health and suicide prevention.

For more information about the “8th Annual We Can Survive,” please visit



Ashok Sinha

Meredith Tiger

David Heim

About Audacy

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a scaled, multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best radio broadcasting group, a leader in virtually every segment of audio, and America’s #1 creator of original, premium audio.  Audacy engages over 170 million consumers each month, bringing people together around the news, sports, podcasts and music that matter to them. Learn more at, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).

About American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide. AFSP creates a culture that’s smart about mental health through education and community programs, develops suicide prevention through research and advocacy, and provides support for those affected by suicide. Led by CEO Robert Gebbia and headquartered in New York, and with a public policy office in Washington, D.C., AFSP has local chapters in all 50 states with programs and events nationwide. Learn more about AFSP in its latest Annual Report and join the conversation on suicide prevention by following AFSP on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

Connection makes a difference

Find a chapter