Be Disclaimed

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Enrico Fermi

July 02, 2005

Live 8 & other music

Luther Vandross has died -RIP

Live 8 is on all over the place.

Hyde Park - African Childrens Choir, Annie Lennox, Bob Geldof, Coldplay, Dido, Elton John, Joss Stone, Keane, The Killers, Madonna, Mariah Carey, Ms. Dynamite, Paul McCartney, Pink Floyd, Razorlight, REM, Robbie Williams, Scissor Sisters, Snoop Dogg, Snow Patrol, Stereophonics, Sting, Travis, U2, UB40, Velvet Revolver

Paris - Andrea Bocelli w/Philarmonie de Nationen, Amel Bent, Axelle Red, Calogero, Cerrone/Nile Rogers, Craig David, The Cure, David Hallyday, Diam's, Dido, Disiz La Peste, Faudel, Florent Pagny, Kool Shen, Kyo, Louis Bertignac, Matt Copora, Muse, Placebo, Raphael, Shakira, Sheryl Crow, Tina Arena, Yannick Noah, Youssou N'Dour

Berlin - A-ha, Audioslave, Bap, Brian Wilson, Chris de Burgh, Crosby Stills & Nash, Die Toten Hosen, Faithless, Green Day, Herbert Groenemeyer, Joana Zimmer, Juan Diego Florez, Juli, Katherine Jenkins, Reamonn, Renee Olstead, Roxy Music, Sasha, Silbermond, Soehne Mannheims, Wir Sind Helden

Rome - Antonello Venditti, Articolo 31, Biagio Antonacci, Claudio Baglioni, Duran Duran, Elisa, Faith Hill, Francesco De Gregori, Gemelli Diversi, Irene Grandi, Jovanotti, Laura Pausini, Le Vibrazioni, Ligabue, Max Pezzali, Negramaro, Negrita, Nek, Noa, Piero Pelu, Pino Daniele, Povia, Renato Zero, Tim McGraw, Tiromancino, Velvet

Philadelphia - Alicia Keys, Black Eyed Peas, Bon Jovi, Dave Matthews Band, Def Leppard, Destiny's Child, Jay-Z, Josh Groban, Kaiser Chiefs, Keith Urban, Linkin Park, Maroon 5, P Diddy, Rob Thomas, Sarah McLachlan, Stevie Wonder, Toby Keith

Barrie - African Guitar Summit , Barenaked Ladies, Blue Rodeo, Bruce Cockburn, Bryan Adams, The Bachman Cummings Band, Deep Purple, DMC, DobaCaracol f/ Kna'an, Gordon Lightfoot, Great Big Sea, Jann Arden, Jet, Les Trois Accords, Motley Crue, Our Lady Peace, Sam Roberts, Simple Plan, Tegan & Sara, The Tragically Hip, Tom Cochrane

Tokyo - Bjork, Def Tech, Dreams Come True, Good Charlotte, McFly, Rize

Johannesburg - 4Peace Ensemble, Jabu Khanyile & Bayete, Lindiwe, Lucky Dube, Mahotella Queens, Malaika, Orchestre Baobab, Oumou Sengare, Vusi Mahlasela, Zola

Moscow - Agata Kristy, Aliona Sviridova, B-2, Delphin (tbc), Garik Sukachev (tbc), Jungo, Linda, Moral Code X, Pet Shop Boys, Red Elvises

The Eden Project - Angelique Kidjo, Maryam Mursal, Salif Keita, Thomas Mapfumo, Tinariwen, Daara J, Shikisha, Ayub Ogada, Modou Diouf & O Fogum

All these listings are off the Live 8 website.

Now who would I see...easy...notice all the yellow highlighted ones.
Who would I be intrigued by? Notice the green highlights.

There are probably others worth listening to, but I don't know enough about them to highlight one way or the other, namely some in Moscow and Rome.

As you know, I will not be watching or listening...but I object to it taking over BBC1, BBC Radio 1 & 2, I think it is on Smooth FM as well. I will have to find something else to watch. Incidentally, how come there aren't many rock bands? Is it not commercial enough? I thought there were thousands of rock / metal supporters out there like me? Oh well, there goes the planet.

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