Live 8 2005

Saturday 2nd July 2005
Hyde Park, London, W2 2UH, UK MAP
FREE - via text message lottery
Last updated: Mon 6th Jun 2005

The rumoured "Live Aid II" concert, under the name of Live 8 to coincide with the G8 Summit, the show is now confirmed as happening.

The show will publicise the MAKEPOVERTYHISTORY campaign, rather than raise cash.

People can apply for tickets for the Live 8 concert at London's Hyde Park from 8am today, to be part of the ticket text lottery.

You can apply as many times as you like - the more you apply the more chance you have of success - with texts costing £1.50 (plus network charges) each time. There's 75,000 pairs of tickets, and the winners will be randomly chosen by computer. There's 7 days to apply, so you don't need to do it this minute.

Text the answer to the question:-
"What city is the forthcoming G8 summit being held near this July?"
A) Berlin B) Moscow C) Edinburgh
Text A, B or C to 84599
You must be over 16 to enter.

For the list of confirmed acts, click here for the latest details.

The Hyde Park concert is believed to finish at 8pm.

Simultaneous events will happen in Rome, Paris, Berlin, and Philidelphia.

More information will be here when available.

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