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Live Earth

On July 7th (7/7/07), Live Earth will be taking over Giants Stadium as the culmination to Live Earth's 24 hours of music across 7 continents. These series of events are expected to bring together 2 billion people to help combat the climate crisis.

"Capping Live Earth with a blockbuster show like this will ensure we meet our challenge of building a mass audience to combat global warming," 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." The Giant Stadium show will feature acts such as Dave Matthews Band, The Police, Alicia Keys, Sheryl Crow, John Mayer, Melissa Etheridge, and many more.

Other acts will perform around the world in cities that include London, Tokyo, Sydney, Rio de Janeiro, Shanghai, and others. Madonna, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Snow Patrol, the Beastie Boys, as well as many others will be taking part in this event. Live Earth will bring together more then 100 music artist total in hopes to create awareness and get others to take action towards this important environmental issue.

Former Vice President Al Gore and recent Academy Award winner for his documentary An Incontinent Truth, is a Co Chair of Live Earth. Gore said, "We hope the energy created by Live Earth will jump Start a massive public education effort." Live Earth marks the start of a multi-year movement led by The Alliance for Climate Protection to encourage individuals, corporations, and governments to take action

 

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