Live 8 - Madonna to perform in London July 2

June 01, 2005

Sir Bob Geldof confirmed in a press conference yesterday the details and confirmed the artists featuring in Live 8 - a series of five live shows in London, Paris, Philadelphia, Rome and Berlin on Saturday 02 July. The concerts have been organised by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure as part of a campaign to force the world's richest nations to relieve poverty in the third world.

For more info on the press conference:
http://www.cnn.com/2005/SHOWBIZ/Music/05/31/live8.geldof/index.html
The concerts - which will be free - are aimed at raising awareness of
poverty just before leaders of the Group of Eight industrialised nations
meet in Scotland.

LIVE 8 - WHO WILL PLAY
Some of the world's top acts will be playing at five Live 8 gigs on July
2. Here is a list of acts included in those performing at each gig:

London - Hyde Park:
*Madonna*
Coldplay
Mariah Carey
Dido
Keane
Elton John
Annie Lennox
Paul McCartney
Razorlight
Snoop Doggy Dog
Sting
U2
Joss Stone
Stereophonics
REM
Scissor Sisters
Muse
Robbie Williams

Philadelphia - Museum of Art:
Will Smith
Bon Jovi
The Dave Matthews Band
Stevie Wonder
Jay - Z
Puff Daddy
Il Divo

Berlin:
A - Ha
Crosby, Stills and Nash
Lauryn Hill
Brian Wilson

Paris - Tuilleries gardens:
Jamiroquai
Placebo
Youssou N'Dour

Rome - Circus Maximus:
Faith Hill
Tim McGraw
Duran Duran
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