Live Earth Concert Announces 16 U.S. Performers
April 10, 2007 at 5:46 AM (PT)
Organizers today announced sixteen of the headliners who will perform at the U.S. leg of the 7-continent, 24-hour LIVE EARTH CONCERTS on JULY 7. The concert will be held at GIANTS STADIUM in NEW JERSEY.
"Capping LIVE EARTH with a blockbuster show like this will ensure we meet our challenge of building a mass audience to combat global warming," LIVE EARTH Founder and Executive Producer KEVIN WALL said. "LIVE EARTH will be a monumental event both in terms of entertainment and in turning the tide against global warming."
Live Earth will be a monumental event both in terms of entertainment and in turning the tide against global warming.
The global concert will begin in SYDNEY and continue across all 7 continents, concluding with the U.S. show.
"We hope the energy created by LIVE EARTH will jump start a massive public education effort," LIVE EARTH Co-Chair AL GORE said. "LIVE EARTH will help us reach a tipping point that's needed to move corporations and governments to take decisive action to solve the climate crisis."
The U.S. show will feature live on stage, AFI, KELLY CLARKSON, AKON, KT TUNSTALL, ALICIA KEYS, LUDACRIS, BON JOVI, MELISSA ETHERIDGE, DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, RIHANNA, FALL OUT BOY, ROGER WATERS, JOHN MAYER, SMASHING PUMPKINS, KANYE WEST and THE POLICE.