Queen and Olivia Newton-John confirmed for Live Aid-style concert for Australian bushfire relief

13 January 2020, 09:42

Queen and Olivia Newton John will perform at the charity concert in Australia
Queen and Olivia Newton John will perform at the charity concert in Australia. Picture: Getty

By Tom Eames

Queen and Adam Lambert have confirmed that they will perform at a special charity concert for Australian bushfire relief.

Taking place at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium on February 16, other big names on the lineup include Olivia Newton-John, Alice Cooper and Australian stars such as Tina Arena and John Farnham.

Queen guitarist Brian May revealed last week that the band had been asked to play the concert during their tour in the country next month.

According to 7 News, the show, called Fire Fight Australia, will take place over nine hours, with all proceeds from the event going towards a number of organisations that are working to fight the fires in Australia.

There will be 70,000 tickets available, and they go on sale today (January 13) at noon Australian Eastern Standard Time on the Fire Fight Australia website.

The full lineup so far is:

Alice Cooper

Amy Shark

Baker Boy

Conrad Sewell

Daryl Braithwaite

Delta Goodrem

Grinspoon

Guy Sebastian

Hilltop Hoods

Icehouse

Illy

Jessica Mauboy

John Farnham

k.d. lang

Lee Kernaghan

Olivia Newton-John

Peking Duk

Pete Murray

Queen & Adam Lambert

Tina Arena

William Barton

Last week, Sir Elton John pledged $1 million to the cause to help fund those battling Australian bushfires. Nick Cave, Metallica, Nicole Kidman and Pink have also donated funds.

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