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Tune in Sunday to “One Night Live,” a virtual telethon to benefit restaurant workers affected by COVID-19 closures.

Presented by the Massachusetts Restaurant Association and NECN, the two-hour event starts at 7 and will include appearances by celebrity chefs like “Restaurant: Impossible” host Robert Irvine, Blue Dragon and Blue Ginger chef Ming Tsai, and Flour Bakery’s Joanne Chang.

Chef Ming Tsai.
Chef Ming Tsai.The Boston Globe/Globe Freelance

Musical performances are also in the mix, including ones by Worcester singer-songwriter Sam James from NBC’s “The Voice,” and former “American Idol” judge Kara DioGuardi. Mayor Marty Walsh and former Red Sox players Jason Varitek and Pedro Martínez will make appearances as well.


NBC10 Boston’s Anna Rossi will host the event, streaming live on NECN’s Facebook page. Viewers can make donations during the telethon, and all proceeds will benefit The Greg Hill Foundation’s Restaurant Strong Fund, supporting restaurant workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

Grace Griffin can be reached at grace.griffin@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @GraceMGriffin.