Queen and Olivia Newton-John confirmed for Live Aid-style concert for Australian bushfire relief
13 January 2020, 09:42
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.
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.
🧡 We are proud and humbled to present a spectacular line up of artists to perform at #FireFightAustralia on Sunday 16 Feb 2020 at @ANZStadium to raise money for national bushfire relief.— Fire Fight Australia (@FireFightAU) January 12, 2020
Tickets go on sale TODAY at 12noon AEDT from https://t.co/Kyrp2hMvux pic.twitter.com/UW61v8NEGO
The full lineup so far is:
Queen & Adam Lambert
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.