Posing w. Chris Chaney

On Friday, September 28th, Starr African Rum hosted the offish VIP Global Citizen Festival kick-off event at the Jane Hotel & Ballroom. Headliners including the Foo FightersThe Black Keys and Band of Horses celebrated the excitement surrounding the first big concert in over 40 years at Central Park’s Great Lawn.

Guests sipped on Starr Rum & Diet Cokes (called the Star Diet cocktail) and the festival’s offish cocktail, the Starr Fair Trade Punch, a delish mix of blueberries, rum, ginger and lime from Apotheke bartender Nick O’Connor.

Starr African Rum also served as the official VIP backstage spirit of The Global Citizen Festival concert on September 29th. Its celeb fans include: Leonardo DiCaprio, Justin Timberlake, Jamie Foxx, Mathew McConaughey, Olivia Wilde and of course, the Foo Fighters, whose participation in the festival was precipitated by Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Starr, Jeffrey Zarnow.

Dahings, what’s your fav Rum cocktail?