Live 8
Live 8 was a string of benefit concerts that took place on 2 July 2005, in the G8 states and in South Africa. They were timed to precede the G8 conference and summit held at the Gleneagles Hotel in Au...
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Live 8 broadcasters
With the Live 8 concerts of July 2005 spanning ten countries and four continents, a large number of broadcasters was needed to bring the event of the year to the nearly 6.5 billion people around the g...
Live Aid
Live Aid was a dual-venue concert held on 13 July 1985. The event was organised by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise funds for relief of the ongoing Ethiopian famine. Billed as the "global jukebox", t...
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Live 8 concert, Berlin
On 2 July 2005, a Live 8 concert was held at the Siegessäule (Victory Column) in the Tiergarten park in Berlin, Germany.The event is also referred to as "Live 8 Berlin" or "Live 8 Germany".Initially, ...
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Bob Geldof
Robert Frederick Zenon "Bob" Geldof, KBE (born 5 October 1951) is an Irish singer-songwriter, author, occasional actor and political activist. He rose to prominence as the lead singer of the Irish roc...
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Live 8 concert, Philadelphia
On 2 July 2005, a Live 8 concert was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, with a densely packed audience stretched out for one mile along the B...
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Live 8 concert, Chiba
On 2 July 2005, a Live 8 concert was held at Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan. The event is also referred to as "Live 8 Tokyo" or "Live 8 Japan".The concert was the first Live 8 show to start, because of ...
Live 8 concert, Moscow
On 2 July 2005, a Live 8 concert was held in Red Square, Moscow, Russia. Although not on such a large scale as the concerts held at Hyde Park, London and Philadelphia, it was still a momentous occasio...
Philadelphia Freedom Concert
The Philadelphia Freedom Concert and Ball was an HIV/AIDS awareness fund raising event that was held in Philadelphia, USA, on July 4, 2005.The ball was held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art prior to ...
Midge Ure
James "Midge" Ure, OBE (born 10 October 1953) is a Scottish musician and singer-songwriter. His stage name, Midge, is a phonetic reversal of Jim, the diminutive form of his given name.Ure enjoyed part...
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Oz for Africa
Oz for Africa was an Australian concert held on 13 July 1985 at the Sydney Sports and Entertainment Centre. It was broadcast locally and internationally as part of the worldwide Live Aid performances ...
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (song)
"Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" is a song written by Paul McCartney (credited to Lennon–McCartney), and first recorded and released in 1967, on the album of the same name by the Be...
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Birhan Woldu
Birhan Woldu (born 1981) is an Ethiopian famed for being the starving child, near death, shown in a video at Live Aid in 1985.Woldu was originally found in 1984 by a CBC documentary crew led by Brian ...
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Live 8 concert, London
The main Live 8 concert was held at Hyde Park, London, England on 2 July 2005, in front of over 200,000 people. The show's logistics were managed by promoter Harvey Goldsmith.The event is also referre...
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List of Live 8 artists
This is a list of artists who performed at Live 8.
Live 8 concert, Barrie
On 2 July 2005, a Live 8 concert was held at Park Place (formerly Molson Park) in Barrie, Ontario, Canada. Barrie is located 100 kilometres (62 mi) north of Toronto.The event is also referred t...
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Live 8 concert, Paris
On 2 July 2005, a Live 8 concert was held at the Palais de Versailles, Paris, France.The event is also referred to as "Live 8 Paris" or "Live 8 France".James Brown, Jamiroquai and Sheryl Crow were ori...
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Band Aid (band)
Band Aid is a charity supergroup featuring mainly British and Irish musicians and recording artists. It was founded in 1984 by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise money for anti-poverty efforts in Ethio...
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Live 8 concert, Eden Project
On July 2, 2005, a Live 8 concert was held at the Eden Project, Cornwall, England. The event was dubbed "Africa Calling", but was also known as "LIVE 8: Africa Calling" or "Africa Calling: LIVE 8 at ...
Live 8 concert, Rome
On 2 July 2005, a Live 8 concert was held at the Circus Maximus, Rome, Italy.The event is also referred to as "Live 8 Rome" or "Live 8 Italy".
Past Live Aid performers are listed with an asterisk ...
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