Clapton tops bill for Wave Aid show at Millennium Stadium

Click to follow
The Independent Culture

Eric Clapton, Jools Holland, Snow Patrol and Manic Street Preachers are among 20 acts performing in a seven-hour Live Aid-style concert to raise £1m for the Asian tsunami relief effort.

Eric Clapton, Jools Holland, Snow Patrol and Manic Street Preachers are among 20 acts performing in a seven-hour Live Aid-style concert to raise £1m for the Asian tsunami relief effort.

The 60,000 tickets for the Wave Aid show, at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff this afternoon, were sold in three days.

Also in the line-up are Charlotte Church, Keane, Lemar, Badly Drawn Boy, Feeder, Craig David, Embrace, Lulu, Brian McFadden, Heather Small, Kelly Jones, Aled Jones, Raghav and Goldie Lookin' Chain. The mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins will open the show.

Meanwhile Sharon Osbourne has launched a single to raise funds for victims and said she wanted to adopt children orphaned by the tsunami disaster. Sir Elton John, Pink, Rod Stewart, Gwen Stefani, Ozzy and Kelly Osbourne, and Phil Collins are among singers on a cover of Eric Clapton's "Tears In Heaven", to be released in about four weeks. Proceeds will go to Save the Children.

Comments