Live Earth - The Concert for a Climate in Crisis is just what it says!
The concerts will happen at: Shanghai, Sydney, Johannesburg, London (Wembley Stadium), Brazil, Japan, United States, and Antarctica.
Confirmed as playing in London are Madonna, Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Razorlight, Beastie Boys, Keane, Duran Duran, Bloc Party, Genesis, David Gray, Corinne Bailey Rae, John Legend, Damien Rice, Black Eyed Peas, James Blunt, Paolo Nutini, and more - click here for the full details to date.
In anticipation of overwhelming demand for tickets and to ensure that everyone gets a fair opportunity to participate in Live Earth, and minimize ticket misuse, the event organisers will be allocating ticket sales by ballot. Those wanting to get their hands on tickets - which will cost £55 - can apply from midday on Friday for the following 72 hours at http://www.livenation.co.uk/liveearth.
Acts announced to plays somewhere in the world (not necessarily London) are: Pharrell, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foo Fighters, Snoop Dogg, Lenny Kravitz, Bon Jovi, Paolo Nutini, Sheryl Crow, AFI, Melissa Etheridge, John Mayer, Damien Rice, Corrine Bailey Rae, Duran Duran, Bloc Party, Snow Patrol, John Legend, Black Eyed Peas, Akon, Enrique Iglesias, Fall Out Boy, Mana, Keane, Kelly Clarkson, Korn, Faith Hill w/ Tim McGraw, Ray LaMontagne, Robin Thicke, Kenna.
For more details, please see http://liveearth.org.
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