TOKYO and KYOTO(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) Japan is the only country hosting two events as part of the 24-hour, seven-continent Live Earth concert series to combat global warming. Makuhari Messe in Tokyo will host a daylong official Live Earth concert. A special broadcast event will be held at the To-ji Buddhist Temple in Kyoto later in the day.
"Live Earth is about engaging an unprecedented audience with solutions to the climate crisis," said Kevin Wall, founder and producer of Live Earth. "This blockbuster lineup of chart-topping Japanese and international music acts will help Live Earth reach its goal by attracting a huge audience in Japan, Asia and the rest of the world."
Live Earth Tokyo will feature:
others to be announced.
The special Kyoto broadcast event will feature:
Yellow Magic Orchestra and others to be announced.
Tickets for Live Earth Tokyo at Makuhari Messe go on sale June 9 and are JY10,000.
Ticket prices for the special music event in Kyoto is: SS/JPY15, 000, S/JPY9, 000, A (standing) /JPY7, 000.
–Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen