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  Live 8 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Live 8 was a series of benefit concerts that took place in July 2005, in the G8 nations and South Africa.
The Live 8 concert in the Tiergarten, Berlin.
A Live 8 spokesman said that a number of fl performers had been approached to participate and that the event would feature a "large urban element", and pointed to the number of artists of African descent like Ms Dynamite.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Live_8   (4654 words)

 PatMorais.com » Blog Archive » Live 8   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Live 8 is a series of free concerts held around the world to highlight the problem of global poverty.
The Live 8 concerts will take place on July 2nd in Philadelphia, Berlin, London, Rome, Paris, Johannesburg, Tokyo, Toronto, Edinburgh and in Gleneagles, where the G8 summit will be held just just 4 days later on July 6th.
Live 8 is the world’s opportunity to be heard and demand them to put a stop to the needless deaths of 50,00 people each day
www.patmorais.com /?p=41   (330 words)

 Live Aid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Live Aid was a multi-venue rock music concert held on July 13, 1985.
They viewed the Live Aid concert with cynicism, suggesting that performers were in it for themselves as much as the people they were professing to help.
Live 8, Geldof's 2005 series of concerts aimed at increasing poverty awareness.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Live_Aid   (4266 words)

 Live 8   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
AOL are in advance negotiations with LIVE 8 to present and broadcast all the concerts live on the internet.
They are an official Live 8 commercial radio partner and will be running competitions to win tickets for Live 8 in the build up to the big day.
Live 8 would like to thank The Royal Parks, Westminster Council, Tom Hunter and the Hunter Foundation, the Metropolitan Police and O2 in helping to make this huge event possible and for the cooperation of ClearChannel Entertainment and The Prince’s Trust.
www.live-eight.org.uk   (1318 words)

 AOL News - LIVE 8 Reflections
LIVE 8 wasn't just the concert of the summer, although it certainly was that.
LIVE 8 unified the world toward one shared cause: to end global poverty.
As the exclusive online partner for LIVE 8, aolmusic.com would like to thank Bob Geldof, the event's organizers, as well as the many artists listed below who so generously donated their time and support to such a vital cause.
aolsvc.news.aol.com /special2/article.adp?id=20050906103809990001   (270 words)

 Live 8   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Live 8, a rock concert to rock the world.
Live 8, a series of free concerts planned for 2 July 2005 in each of the G8 nations.
Live 8 will be the world's biggest ever media event.
www.heureka.clara.net /music/live8.htm   (345 words)

 U2, McCartney, Coldplay Top Live 8 Lineup - May 31, 2005 - E! Online News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
On Tuesday, Geldof unveiled a Live Aid sequel, dubbed Live 8, that aims to be bigger than the original and will feature a who's-who of the top music acts in the world, including Paul McCartney, U2, Coldplay, Madonna, Brian Wilson and Dave Matthews Band, participating in a series of mega-concerts.
Geldof says Live 8 should exceed its predecessor in terms of viewership--it will be beamed worldwide to more than 2 billion people over various cable and satellite channels.
Live 8 organizers hope the massive turnout will help pressure G8 leaders to take immediate action to forgive Third World debt and establish programs to eradicate poverty and injustice in developing countries.
www.eonline.com /News/Items/0,1,16658,00.html   (739 words)

 A Look Back at Live 8 - Jul 05, 2005 - E! Online News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Jul 5, 2005, 1:40 PM PT Three days after the Live 8 concerts were heard around the world, their impact continues to reverberate.
Organized by Bob Geldof, who promised to deliver "the greatest concert ever," Live 8 was intended to raise awareness of the poverty faced by many African nations before world leaders from the Group of Eight convene their annual summit on Wednesday.
A final Live 8 concert is scheduled for Wednesday in Edinburgh, timed to coincide with the start of the G8 leaders' summit an hour's drive away in Gleneagles.
www.eonline.com /News/Items/0,1,16873,00.html   (826 words)

 Live 8 Concerts
Presented in association with WOMAD and it's co-founder Peter Gabriel, this Live 8 contribution promises to be awesome and extradorninary.
The Live Aid concert in 1985 was held at the JFK Stadium.
The Live Aid concert in 1985 was held at the JFK Stadium.This time around the Live 8 event will be held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art located in the Benjamin Franklin ParkwayBenjamin Franklin Parkway is considered Philadelphia's Champs Elysees -- or its Pennsylvania Avenue.
live8concert.blogspot.com   (2521 words)

 Live 8 Canada - Barrie, Ontario - Park Place (Molson Park) - July 2, 2005 - Bryan Adams, Celine Dion, Neil Young, Jet, ...
Simply put, Live 8 is a series of 5 concerts across the globe including 100 artists, a million spectators, 2 billion viewers, and 1 message...
If you have acquired tickets to the Live 8 concert at Park Place in Barrie, Ontario, then you're already doing well… however, for the purpose of this cause, it is not enough.
Whether you are attending the concert or not, it is your duty to go to the official Live 8 website and join millions around the world in signing the list and tell the G8 leaders that enough is enough.
www.live8canada.info   (621 words)

 BetaNews | Live 8: AOL's Streaming Video Revolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
July 16, 2005, 5:00 AM Long before Live 8 began broadcasting around the world on July 2, more than 100 people at AOL Music were busy preparing for the event.
Live 8 was arguably AOL's coming out party, coinciding with the company opening up its premium content to the general Web on a new AOL.com portal.
Upcoming Live 8 performers were teased and shots of the crowd -- 1 million strong in Philadelphia -- were interspersed.
betanews.com /article/Live_8_AOLs_Streaming_Video_Revolution/1121504244   (816 words)

 Technorati: Live 8   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Live 8 is a day of action that calls on the leaders of the world's richest countries to put an end to poverty and debt when they meet on July 6, 2005.
Technorati would like to thank Joe Trippi and John Hinderaker for their extraordinary efforts in rallying bloggers around the world to the call of Live 8.
Find out what people around the world are saying about Live 8 in real time with Technorati.
live8.technorati.com   (318 words)

 Live 8
The Live 8 event will be broadcast entirely online at aolmusic.com, with special programming set to air on MTV, and on radio at XM Satellite Radio and on Premiere Radio Networks.
Live 8 will feature concerts in Philadelphia, London, Paris, Berlin, Rome, Cornwall, Toronto, South Africa and Tokyo to raise awareness about poverty in Africa and encourage the leaders of the G8 nations to eliminate third world debt, increase aid to Africa and adopt fair trade practices.
Live 8 is sure to be one of the greatest musical events in history and we are thrilled to make it available to people around the world online," said Jim Bankoff, Executive Vice President, Programming and Productions, America Online.
www.buzztone.com /live8   (1003 words)

 LIVE 8 Concerts -- Watch the event now, only on aolmusic.com - AOL Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
From pre-concert setup through the day's most memorable moments, we have the hottest LIVE 8 photos.
Listen to highlights of the various LIVE 8 concerts from around the world.
LIVE 8 was a historical event that brought together music's biggest names for a good cause.
music.aol.com /live_8_concert/live_now_london   (280 words)

 Live 8 Tickets - Live8 Concert Music Tickets, G8 Concerts Tickets
Live 8 tickets may be purchased online through our guaranteed safe and secure server.
Live 8 was a series of concerts that took place in July 2005, in the G8 nations and South Africa.
Live 8 tickets may be purchased by following any of the links on this page.
www.onlineseats.com /live-8-tickets/index.asp   (775 words)

 VH1.com : News : Live 8
Live 8 performances included over 160 music artists in 10 free concerts around the globe to help make poverty history in a Africa.
LIVE 8 is a concert that takes place in various cities around the world on July 2, part of a global initiative that calls on the world’s richest countries to agree regarding complete debt cancellation and trade justice for the planet's poorest nations.
LIVE 8 is calling for people across the world to unite as one.
www.vh1.com /news/live_8   (757 words)

 Live 8 - LIVE on XM Satellite Radio
XM Live brought you the best of the concerts around the world and kept you in touch with what was happening around the globe.
XM was inside the event and brough it live to the XM Nation.
LIVE 8 was part of a day of action across the world which kick-started The Long Walk to Justice that calls on the leaders of the world's richest countries to act when they meet in Gleneagles on 6th-9th July.
www.xmradio.com /live8/index.jsp   (422 words)

 Guardian Unlimited Arts | Arts special reports | Special report: Live 8
July 5: Live 8 was a huge success, but it will take more than music to sort out Africa.
June 15: Live 8 organisers today bowed to pressure to make African artists part of their plans and announced a concert of African music to be held at the Eden Project in Cornwall.
June 28: Sir Bob Geldof yesterday proclaimed that the Live 8 concert in London would be the biggest ticket event ever in the UK, after thrashing out a deal with council authorities to allow another 55,000 people into Hyde Park to watch the action on big screens.
arts.guardian.co.uk /live8/0,16066,1500395,00.html   (1037 words)

 LIVE 8 -- Philly
I thought that was the perfect metaphor for Live 8: even when we face cripplingly difficult situations, we all need to remember that anything is still possible.
But here we had the world's hottest living rapper sharing the stage with a band of heavily tattooed white kids and together, they were enjoying what seemed to be the high-point of the day so far.
Since joining Live 8, Russell had managed to bring a lot of hip-hop to the line up, including Kanye West and Alicia Keys.
journals.aol.com /live8inphilly/LIVE8--Philly   (3416 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Live 8 [2005]: DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I realise that raising awareness was more the aim of Live 8, but Elton John probably spends more on flowers in a week than I earn in a year.
The only change Live 8 seems to have brought about despite its sincere and laudable intentions as far as I can tell is the swelling of some already rich people’s bank balances.
I was at Live 8 and Live Aid, and I have to say that Pete Doherty's performance was great.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B000BGIAY6   (1541 words)

 Make Poverty History - LIVE 8
The five LIVE 8 concerts taking place around the world mark the start of The Long Walk To Justice.
The LIVE 8 concerts taking place around the world will be watched and listened to by more than 2 billion people.
Tickets for the LIVE 8 London concert in Hyde Park will be allocated via a text competition.
www.makepovertyhistory.org /extras/live8.shtml   (75 words)

 LIVE 8 Concerts – Live 8
In the UK, the BBC is the host broadcaster for LIVE 8 London with coverage across BBC ONE, TWO and THREE, with radio broadcasts on Radio's 1 and 2, the BBC World Service and across the BBC's regional stations.
Commercial Radio will also be broadcasting live from backstage at Hyde Park and The Museum of Art in Philadelphia, with reporters at every LIVE 8 gig across the world, to an estimated audience of over 28 million listeners across 200+ stations.
You are directed to a dedicated Live 8 Excite page, where you can learn more about why Live 8 is happening, and send a message to the leaders of the G8 about the call to end global poverty.
www.live8live.com /theconcerts/index.shtml   (959 words)

 Oddjack Cultural Oddsmaker: Live 8 Odds - Oddjack
Wolinetz engages us with a breakdown of odds for this weekend’s Live 8 concert, which no one seems to have any idea what the concert is about.
After the jump, Geoff puts on his OxFam handicapper’s hat, his crowdsurfing pants, and feeds the world a heaping spoonful of fun Live 8 things to bet on this weekend.
Live 8 will bring together over 100 different musical acts in 10 different cities and is scheduled just before the July 6-9 meeting of the G8 leaders in Edinburgh, Scotland.
www.oddjack.com /gambling/oddjack-cultural-oddsmaker/oddjack-cultural-oddsmaker-live-8-odds-110746.php   (638 words)

 Live 8 To Host Five Summer Shows
Speaking at a media gathering in London to launch the project, Geldof clarified that the concerts were not intended to raise funds but as an initiative to rally attention to the "debt, aid and trade" issues currently blighting Africa.
"[Live 8] is a unique opportunity for Britain to do something unparalleled in the world and at the beginning of the 21th century, and that is to tilt the world a little bit on its axis in favor of the poor."
Live 8 is timed to coincide with the arrival of world leaders for the G8 summit to be held July 6-8 in Gleneagles, Scotland.
www.billboard.com /bb/daily/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000938641   (507 words)

 Museum Of Art Philadelphia Live 8   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The American portion of Bob Geldof's LIVE 8 charity concert to raise money for African famine and debt relief is to be held July 2 in Philadelphia at the foot of the Philadelphia Museum of...
Radio will also be broadcasting live from backstage at Hyde Park and The Museum of Art in Philadelphia, with reporters at every LIVE 8 gig across the...
You're looking for live 8 concert in philadelphia which we have lots of.
www.philadelphiaforclark.com /museum-of-art-philadelphia-live-8.html   (266 words)

 Live 8 Concerts To Amplify Problem of Global Poverty
Live 8 organizers had hoped that Washington's National Mall would be the American site, but it was already booked through July 4 for the Smithsonian Folklife Festival and other holiday weekend events.
Live 8 is, like Live Aid, something of a last-minute venture.
As with Live Aid, the Live 8 concerts are expected to be carried globally on television and, this time around, over the Internet via America Online.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2005/05/31/AR2005053101715.html   (744 words)

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