Live Earth 2007 | US and UK Lineups Announced

earth.jpegTwo key lineups for Live Earth were announced today, including headlining musical acts for performances at Wembley Stadium in London and at Giants Stadium in the New Jersey. The event being dubbed “The Concert For A Climate In Crisis” takes place 7/7/07 and will include 24 hours of concert performances from around the world. Additional events are slated to take place in Shanghai, China; Johannesburg, South Africa; Sydney, Australia; Tokyo; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and even in Antarctica.

Full US and UK lineups and info after the jump…


Live Earth USA Lineup:

AFI
Akon
Alicia Keys
Bon Jovi
Dave Matthews Band
Fall Out Boy
John Mayer
Kanye West
Kelly Clarkson
KT Tunstall
Ludacris
Melissa Etheridge
Rihanna
Roger Waters
Sheryl Crow
Smashing Pumpkins
The Police
…and more to be announced

U.S. tickets go on sale on Monday, April 16, at 10 a.m. ET and will be available via Live Nation or by calling Ticketmaster at (212) 307-7171.

Live Earth London Lineup:

Beastie Boys
Black Eyed Peas
Bloc Party
Corinne Bailey Rae
Damien Rice
David Gray
Duran Duran
Foo Fighters
Genesis
James Blunt
John Legend
Keane
Madonna
Paolo Nutini
Razorlight
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Snow Patrol
…and more to be announced

U.K. ticket sales will be priced at £55 and will be available by a registration process which runs from April 13 through April 16th at Live Nation’s UK site.

Additional ticket information is available at the MSN Live Earth site, where the concerts will also be streamed. All proceeds will go to The Alliance for Climate Protection and other international NGOs.

Live Earth Line-Up Takes Shape [Billboard]

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Definately pretty strong line-up for Popular music. Its good to see Genesis, The Police, Smashing Pumpkins, Beastie Boys, Dave Matthews Band, Roger Waters, and Damien Rice on the line-ups. It be better if Roger Waters would be joined by the rest of Pink Floyd though…

  2. Definately pretty strong line-up for Popular music. Its good to see Genesis, The Police, Smashing Pumpkins, Beastie Boys, Dave Matthews Band, Roger Waters, and Damien Rice on the line-ups. It be better if Roger Waters would be joined by the rest of Pink Floyd though…