Yusuf (Formerly Cat Stevens), Xzibit and Kenna To Join Live earth Line-Ups in Hamburg, Tokio & New York
Live Earth organizers today announced that music legend Yusuf (formerly Cat Stevens), rapper, actor and television personality Xzibit, and electronica artist Kenna will be joining the blockbuster line-ups of performers at the Live Earth concerts in Hamburg, Tokyo and New York, respectively. Organizers also announced that a limited number of tickets are available for each show.
The 24-hour Live Earth concert series will begin in Sydney, Australia on July 7, 2007 and continue across all 7 continents with events in Tokyo, Japan; Shanghai, China; Hamburg, Germany; Johannesburg, South Africa; London, United Kingdom; and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, before concluding at Giants Stadium in New York, United States.
“Live Earth is about engaging a global movement of people to take action against the climate crisis,” Live Earth Founder and Producer Kevin Wall said. “The addition of a music legend like Yusuf and latest sensations like Xzibit and Kenna to Live Earth stages around the world helps us reach millions more people across the globe with the Live Earth message.”
Live Earth Hamburg at HSH Nordbank Arena will feature the following acts live on stage:
LOTTO KING KARL
Tickets for Live Earth Hamburg can be purchased through Eventim at: http://www.eventim.de/eve/liveearth or by phone at 01805 / 570 000 (0,14 EUR/Min).
Live Earth Tokyo at Makuhari Messe will feature the following acts live on stage:
ABINGDON BOYS SCHOOL
Tickets for Live Earth Tokyo can be purchased in the following ways:
* PIA - order via mobile at 0570-02-9535
* Lawson - order via mobile 0570-084-637 (*L code is not required)
* CN Playguide – 0570-08-9922
* Ticket Navi - order via www.ticket-navi.ne.jp and pickup at any convenience store (Lawson, FamilyMart, 7-11, Sunkus, etc.)
* eplus - order via eee.eplus.co.jp
Live Earth New York at Giants Stadium will feature the following acts live on stage:
DAVE MATTHEWS BAND
FALL OUT BOY
TAKING BACK SUNDAY
Tickets for Live Earth New York can be purchased at www.livenation.com/liveearth or by calling Ticketmaster at (212) 307-7171 and (201) 507-8900.
ABOUT LIVE EARTH
Live Earth is a monumental music event that will bring together more than 2 billion people on July 7, 2007 to combat the climate crisis. Live Earth will stage concerts in New York, London, Sydney, Tokyo, Shanghai, Rio de Janeiro, Johannesburg and Hamburg, and will feature more than 150 of the world’s best music acts – a mix of both legendary music acts like The Police, Genesis, Bon Jovi and Madonna with the latest headliners like Kanye West, Kelly Clarkson, Black Eyed Peas and Jack Johnson.
Live Earth’s 24 hours of music across 7 continents will deliver a worldwide call to action and the solutions necessary to answer that call. Live Earth marks the beginning of a multi-year campaign to drive individuals, corporations and governments to take action to solve the climate crisis. Live Earth is partnering with the Alliance for Climate Protection, The Climate Group, Stop Climate Chaos and other international organizations in this ongoing effort. Live Earth was founded by Kevin Wall, CEO of Control Room, the company producing the concerts globally. Former Vice President of the United States Al Gore is the Chair of the Alliance for Climate Protection and a Partner of Live Earth.
Exclusive online media partner MSN is helping Live Earth reach people in every corner of the globe. Official Live Earth concerts will be streamed live at http://liveearth.msn.com. MSN’s 39 localized web portals worldwide attract 465 million monthly users.
smart is the world’s only automaker serving as an Official Partner. Unlike any other vehicle, the new smart fortwo combines a modern, individual lifestyle with environmental protection by setting the standard in urban mobility and offering the lowest CO2 emission of any vehicle on the market. smart responds to environmental demands with innovative, technologically sound solutions and as a result produces positive and credible answers to the question of ecological driving.
Philips, as the world’s leading lighting supplier, joins Live Earth as an Official Partner. Philips was the first to introduce the energy saving light bulb in 1980 and has put environmental product improvement at the heart of its business with its EcoDesign program since 1994, increasing its green product range year by year.
Live Earth is partnering with companies on a local level who share the commitment to helping people live a more energy efficient lifestyle. PepsiCo, an Official Partner of Live Earth, is committed to making a difference with eco-friendlier packaging, energy and water conservation and waste reduction. It’s all part of PepsiCo’s commitment to Performance with Purpose — to do better by doing better. Esurance, the direct-to-consumer personal auto insurance company, joins Live Earth as an Official Sponsor and is the latest extension of Esurance’s efforts to conserve energy and preserve the planet’s precious resources. For more than seven years, Esurance policyholders have helped save thousands of trees by buying their auto insurance online and using electronic documents. An official partner of Live Earth, The Absolut Spirits Company, Inc., a subsidiary of V&S Group, produces and markets ABSOLUT® VODKA, Level ™ Vodka, FRÏS® Vodka , Plymouth™ Gin and Cruzan® Rum. The Absolut Spirits Company focuses on reducing the impact on climate change, sustainable agriculture and optimizing use of natural resources as mandated by V&S Group. To view details on the company’s efforts to combat global warming, visit www.vsgroup.com and click on “Corporate Responsibility/Environment.”
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