VELVET REVOLVER Confirmed For LIVE 8 Concert In London

VELVET REVOLVER have been confirmed for the Live 8 London concert on July 2 in Hyde Park.

A total of five enormous, free concerts will be held July 2 in Philadelphia, London, Paris, Berlin and Rome, according to the Washington Post.

The extravaganza, which is being organized by Bob Geldof, who 20 years ago put together the famine-relief concerts of Live Aid, will not be intended to raise funds. Rather, it is aimed at spotlighting the problem of poverty in developing African countries just days beforePresident Bush, British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Russian President Vladimir Putin and leaders of five other industrial nations gather for the G8 Summit in Scotland.

Other acts scheduled to perform at the London concert include U2, PAUL MCCARTNEY, ELTON JOHN, R.E.M., STING, MADONNA, THE CURE, COLDPLAY, MARIAH CAREY and ANNIE LENNOX. Philadelphia can expect to see the DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, STEVIE WONDER, JAY-Z, 50 CENT, BON JOVI, MAROON 5, P. DIDDY and a half dozen others. The other European concerts are to feature such stars as ANDREA BOCELLI, FAITH HILL, TIM MCGRAW, DURAN DURAN, JAMIROQUAI, YOUSSOU N'DOUR, LAURYN HILL, CROSBY, STILLS & NASH, and BRIAN WILSON.


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