Friday, July 06, 2007


In case you haven't heard, there's a great Global music event tomorrow called Live Earth.

There will be stage concerts in New York, London, Sydney, Tokyo, Shanghai, Rio de Janeiro, Johannesburg and Hamburg, and will feature more than 150 of the world’s best music acts -
a mix of both legendary music acts like The Police, Genesis, Bon Jovi and Madonna with the latest headliners like Kanye West, Kelly Clarkson, Black Eyed Peas and Jack Johnson.
This 24-Hour concert covering 7-Continents is a call to action to Combat Global Warming. Live Earth marks the beginning of a multi-year campaign to drive individuals, corporations and governments to take action to solve the climate crisis.

This event was founded by Kevin Wall, CEO of Control Room, the company producing the events globally.

Here are the list of venues:
  1. Giants Stadium in New York;
  2. Wembley Stadium in London;
  3. Aussie Stadium in Sydney;
  4. Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro;
  5. the Coca-Cola Dome in Johannesburg;
  6. Makuhari Messe in Tokyo;
  7. the Oriental Pearl Tower in Shanghai; and
  8. HSH Nordbank Arena in Hamburg.
The line-up of artistes playing in Wembley here in the UK are:
Beastie Boys, Black Eyed Peas, Bloc Party, Corinne Bailey Rae, Damien Rice, David Gray, Duran Duran, Foo Fighters, Genesis, James Blunt, John Legend, Kasabian Keane, Madonna, Metallica, Paolo Nutini, Pussycat Dolls, Razorlight, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Snow Patrol, Spinal Tap and Terra Naomi.

Link: The Live Earth site.

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