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:
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:
Snoop Doggy Dog
Philadelphia - Museum of Art:
The Dave Matthews Band
Jay - Z
A - Ha
Crosby, Stills and Nash
Paris - Tuilleries gardens:
Rome - Circus Maximus:
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