In February, we reported the upcoming Live Earth concert series, sponsored by MSN, to combat global warming. Today, they have announced the lineup of artists who will be performing as well as the venues, spread throughout the world. The concerts are set to take place on July 7th. Here is where the concerts will be held:
US: Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey
UK: Wembley Stadium, London
Brazil: Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro
South Africa: The Cradle of Human Kind, Maropeng near Johannesburg
Japan: Tokyo Dome, Tokyo
China: (location TBD), Shanghai
Australia: Aussie Stadium , Moore Park, Sydney
So far, only the lineups for the shows at Giants Stadium and Wembley Stadium have been announced. Artists include Dave Matthews Band, Fall Out Boy, John Mayer, Kanye West, Ludacris, The Police, Roger Waters, Smashing Pumpkins, Black Eyed Peas, Duran Duran, Foo Fighters, James Blunt, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and more. The full lineup for those two shows, as well as information for purchasing tickets can be found here.
Tickets will go on sale for the London show starting on April 13th and the US show on April 16th.