MORE TICKETS RELEASED FOR LIVE EARTH CONCERT AT GIANTS STADIUM
NEW YORK (June 4, 2007) Ã¢â‚¬â€œ In response to overwhelming demand, Live Nation announced today that additional tickets will be released for the Live Earth: The Concerts for a Climate in Crisis show 7/7/07 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. Tickets are set to be released TODAY at 10 a.m. EDT. Tickets are available at www.livenation.com/liveearth or by calling Ticketmaster at (212) 307-7171 and (201) 507-8900.
The 24-Hour, 7-Continent Concert Event to Combat Global Warming Expected to Reach 2 Billion People on 7/7/07
Tickets Available Today, June 4 at 10 a.m. EDT Tickets: $85.00 & $55.00 Ã‚Â NEW YORK (June 4, 2007) Ã¢â‚¬â€œ In response to overwhelming demand, Live Nation announced today that additional tickets will be released for the Live Earth: The Concerts for a Climate in Crisis show 7/7/07 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. Tickets are set to be released TODAY at 10 a.m. EDT. Tickets are available at www.livenation.com/liveearth or by calling Ticketmaster at (212) 307-7171 and (201) 507-8900.
The All-Star lineup including AFI, Akon, Alicia Keys, Bon Jovi, Dave Matthews Band, Fall Out Boy, John Mayer, Kanye West, Kelly Clarkson, KT Tunstall, Ludacris, Melissa Etheridge, Roger Waters, Sheryl Crow, Smashing Pumpkins, The Police and other special guests will take the stage for the finale of the nine-city concert. The 24-hour Live Earth concert series will begin in Sydney, Australia and continue across all 7 continents with official concerts in Tokyo, Japan; Shanghai, China; Johannesburg, South Africa; London, United Kingdom; Hamburg, Germany; Istanbul, Turkey; and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, before concluding at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
Giants Stadium has initiated unprecedented eco-friendly initiatives in preparation for Live Earth. To reduce green house gas emissions caused by people traveling to the Live Earth Concert, a free shuttle bus fueled by bio-diesel will be provided from the Secaucus Transfer Station to the Stadium. For train schedules to the Transfer Station visit http://www.njtransit.com/sf_tr_schedules.shtml#. Additionally, concertgoers are being urged to carpool or take mass transit wherever possible.Ã‚Â For bus service from New York City please visit http://www.njtransit.com/nn_mbs.shtml.
Other green initiatives being embraced by the concert producers and venue include:
- All buses and power generators used in association with the concert will be fueled by bio-diesel.
- All food products and containers will be made from either recycled materials or of bio degradable stock.
- No plywood is being used in the concert production and field preparation for the first time ever in the history of concerts at Giants Stadium.
Patrons that purchased tickets to the Live Earth Giants Stadium event prior to June 4th will be sent a permit that allows entrance to the Meadowlands Sports Complex Parking Lots. Patrons that purchase tickets after June 4th will be sent a permit to park at a remote shuttle lot and will not have access to the Sports Complex parking lots. Due to construction at the Meadowlands Sports Complex, parking at the Complex is very limited.
Live Earth was founded by Kevin Wall, CEO of Control Room, the company producing the events globally. Live Earth will bring together more than 150 of the worldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s top music acts to inspire an audience of over two billion people to trigger a mass movement to combat global warming.Ã‚Â Live Earth seeks to inspire its global audience to make meaningful and lasting changes in their lives and spur action by corporations and governments to turn the tide on global warming. Live Earth marks the beginning of a multi-year campaign led by the Alliance for Climate Protection and other international non-governmental organizations to move individuals, corporations and governments to take action to solve global warming. Former Vice President of the United States Al Gore is the Chair of the Alliance for Climate Protection and a Partner of Live Earth.
Live Earth is being produced locally by LIVE NATION. Ã‚Â All ticket information is also available at http://www.LiveEarth.MSN.com. All proceeds from the concerts will go to the Alliance for Climate Protection and other international NGOs. Ã‚Â ###