Live Earth - The Concert for a Climate in Crisis
Concerts on all 7 continents
United States TBD
Current and legendary artists across all genres performing multiple hits.
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Corinne Bailey Rae
Black Eyed Peas
Fall Out Boy
Faith Hill w/ Tim McGraw
Celebrities and thought leaders
Entertainers, athletes, scientists, government leaders and CEOs helping engage their constituencies with SOS.
More than 1 million audience members
Live concert attendance reaching more than 1 million people.
More than 2 billion viewers
Multi-platform distribution (television, radio, internet, wireless) reaching in excess of 2 billion people across the globe.
The global audience gathered for Live Earth, its ongoing actions, and the proceeds from the concerts, will form the foundation for a new, multi-year international initiative to combat the climate crisis led The Alliance for Climate Protection and its Chair, Al Gore.
Fox News is reporting Metallica join the ranks of Paul McCartney, The Who and others bands who organizers say will be signing on to perform at Wembley Stadium in London in this summer's Live Earth concerts on July 7th.
The Rolling Stones have just denied the report that they will play the show. "Not happening," a spokesman for the band said in an email (read story on UG).
Said to be included to the bill are Metallica, Madonna, Red Hot Chilil Peppers, James Blunt and Bloc Party.
The report failed to mention The Who have a gig in Roskilde, Denmark, on July 7th, while The Stones are booked to play in Rome the night before.
Live Earth is a series of concerts that's being spearheaded by former Vice President turned environmental crusader, Al Gore to help spread his message of a Global Warming crisis. There are supposed to be seven shows on seven continents on July 7th, 2007.
Artists who have already been announced include Bon Jovi, Sheryl Crow, Foo Fighters, Melissa Etheridge, Duran Duran, John Mayer, Kelly Clarkson, Snoop Dogg, Corinne Bailey Rae, John Legend, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw.
i will go to the shanghai concert as i will be there that date but i will have to check which group is playing....