Australia’s Bushfire Crisis: Queen and Adam Lambert, Alice Cooper, k.d. lang Confirmed for Fire Fight Australia

Queen and Adam Lambert, Alice Cooper, ok.d. lang, Olivia Newton-John and John Farnham will fire-up Sydney’s ANZ Stadium subsequent month for an enormous bushfire aid live performance. 

Produced by TEG’s live shows arms TEG Dainty and TEG Live, Fire Fight Australia will happen Feb. 16 at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium, with all earnings and contributions going to “Rescue” (rural and regional fireplace providers), “Relief and Recovery” (Red Cross catastrophe aid and restoration) and “Rehabilitation” (RSPCA Bushfire Appeal).

Also confirmed for the Fire Fight Australia live performance are high-flying homegrown artists Amy Shark, Baker Boy, Conrad Sewell, Daryl Braithwaite, Delta Goodrem, Grinspoon, Guy Sebastian, Hilltop Hoods, Icehouse, Illy, Jessica Mauboy, Lee Kernaghan, Peking Duk, Pete Murray, Tina Arena and William Barton.

The nine-hour-plus live performance might be hosted by actor and comic Celeste Barber, who has already raised greater than A$50 million ($35 million) in the direction of bushfire aid through her personal on-line enchantment.

Tickets are on sale at Ticketek and donations will be made at FireFightAustralia.com.

The Sydney spectacular was introduced final week to assist fight devastating bushfires which have taken dozens of lives, destroyed 1000’s of properties and razed greater than 12 million hectares, an space roughly the dimensions of the states of Vermont and New Hampshire, mixed.

The wider music business has moved shortly to lift cash for organizations battling the calamity and these serving to to rebuild and restore.
Benefit live shows have popped up throughout the nation, and a protracted line of artists have donated sums to good causes together with Elton John, Metallica, Nick Cave, Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman, Pink and Flume.

Live Nation Entertainment’s Australian companies are additionally serving to out. On Monday, LN’s home affiliate and native corporations (Live Nation, Secret Sounds, Ticketmaster and Moshtix) pledged a minimal of A$500,000 ($345,000) to assist bushfire aid efforts.

“Our hearts and thoughts are with those affected by the widespread devastation across the country,” reads a social media submit.

 
Funds pledged and raised by LN might be distributed between bushfire restoration and wildlife associated organizations, and the live shows firm will work with artists within the weeks and months forward to lift funds by donations, charity upsells and the public sale of experiences. 

Both Ticketmaster and Moshtix will donate ticket dealing with charges for tickets to permitted bushfire associated fundraising gigs andevents.

“Our thoughts are with Australia,” wrote Live Nation Entertainment president and CEO Michael Rapino in an Instagram submit. 


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