||Mick Jagger, Bette Midler, Michael Jackson, Britney Spears, Backstreet Boys, Puff Daddy, Aerosmith, Maxwell and James Brown are expected to perform
It appears the allstar concert planned by Michael Jackson to help raise funds for
victims of the US terrorist atrocities is going ahead after all with Britney Spears,
Aerosmith, Mick Jagger, Bette Midler, Backstreet Boys, Sean Combs, Maxwell and
James Brown scheduled to attend. The show, entitled United We Stand is due to
take place at Washington DC's JFK Stadium on 21 October, according to reports on
Money raised will go to the American Red Cross appeal and the Salvation Army.
MTV will broadcast the event live from noon to 8pm.
Meanwhile 'N Sync have announced they'll play a free show on Miami Beach on 11
November to raise funds for the families of victims of the 11 September terrorist
atrocities in America. The band will dedicate their show to New York City's police
officers and firefighters.
(8 October, 2001)
||That's RFK Stadium
JFK Stadium was in Philadelphia, the scene of some great Stones concerts in th 70s, but it has now been torn down and replaced by the FU Center which is where the Stones played during No Securitry tour.
||you're right, i just copied the article but didn't realize about that mistake in the article
||Thanks Doug, I already renamed the thread as RFK as I'm not sure about the FU, and special thanks moy for posting the news before anybody else
Jagger, Jackson, NSYNC, Aerosmith, Kiss, Ricky Martin, Backstreet Boys ... United They Stand
How's this for a line-up. Mick Jagger, Michael Jackson, Aerosmith, Kiss, Ricky Martin, Backstreet Boys and NSYNC on the same bill.
The occasion is "United We Stand", yet another concert to benefit recovery attempts from the Sept 11 terrorist attacks.
Sunday October 21, the 8 hour event will take place at RFK Stadium in Washington, DC.
Other acts also confirmed for the diverse bill are Al Green, James Brown and Aaron Carter.
More performers are expected to be added to the bill over the coming week. All money raised from ``United We Stand'' will benefit the American Red Cross Relief Fund, the Pentagon Relief Fund and The Salvation Army Relief Fund.
In New York tonight, Jerry Seinfeld is headlining the "Stand Up New York" comedy show for the charity, Paul McCartney fronts ``Concert for the Americas'' at Madison Square Garden in New York City on October 20 and the ``Country Freedom Concert'' is on in Nashville on October 21.
As well as planned benefits, the album "God Bless America" will also be released next month to raise money to benefit relief efforts.
The track list for "God Bless America" is:
"God Bless America," Celine Dion
"Land of Hope and Dreams" (live at Madison Square Garden), Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band
"Hero," Mariah Carey
"Amazing Grace," Tramaine Hawkins
"Blowin' in the Wind," Bob Dylan
"Bridge Over Troubled Water," Simon & Garfunkel
"Peaceful World" (unreleased live acoustic version), John Mellencamp
"There's A Hero," Billy Gilman
"America the Beautiful," Frank Sinatra
"God Bless the U.S.A.," Lee Greenwood
"This Land Is Your Land," Pete Seeger
"Coming Out of the Dark," Gloria Estefan
"We Shall Overcome," Mahalia Jackson
"The Star Spangled Banner," the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
"Lean on Me," Bill Withers
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rock 'n' roll luminaries including Mick Jagger, Aerosmith and Kiss will perform at an eight-hour concert in Washington D.C. on Oct. 21 to raise funds for victims of the Sept. 11 attacks, organizers said on Monday.
Also in the line-up are pop stars Michael Jackson, Ricky Martin and Aaron Carter, soul icons James Brown and Rev. Al Green, and rival boy-bands 'N Sync and Backstreet Boys, promoter Clear Channel Entertainment said in a statement.
Clear Channel spokeswoman Rachel Gary said about 18 to 20 acts would perform. Additions will be announced when details are confirmed, she said.
The "United We Stand" concert will take place at RFK Stadium, beginning at noon EST. Tickets go on sale Oct. 12. Ticket prices will be announced in a few days, Gary said.
All money raised from will benefit the American Red Cross Relief Fund, the Pentagon Relief Fund and The Salvation Army Relief Fund.
Jagger, who has a solo album due in stores on Nov. 13, will have a busy weekend. The day before, he will perform at the "Concert for the Americas" at Madison Square Garden in New York City, another fundraiser. Also on that bill are fellow British rock legends Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney and the Who, as well as James Taylor, Bon Jovi, John Mellencamp, Goo Goo Dolls, Macy Gray and Melissa Etheridge.
Clear Channel Entertainment is a unit of Clear Channel Communications Inc .
[Edited by Jaxx]
||Rod Stewart added, tickets on sale tomorrow http://cc.com/artist.asp?artistID=22501