Brian May wants Live Aid 2.0 to combat climate change

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8 May 2019, 18:06

Queen's guitarist Brian May has spoken out about his hopes for another huge concert in aid of tackling climate change

The original event, which took place in 1985, was arguably the biggest gig of Queen's career. Organised by Bob Geldof in a bid to eradicate poverty, the seminal event saw 72,000 people (with and the likes of David Bowie, Elton John, U2, Paul McCartney and Sting all performing in a bid to eradicate poverty. The guitarist played an integral role at the original event in 1985, when Queen played arguably the most famous gig of their entire career.

However, it might not be as easy as the original gigs:

Queen’s Live Aid show played a huge role in , their hugely successful biopic which came out last year. The Oscar-winning biopic took in over £687 million at the box office and is now the highest grossing biopic of all time. Now that's impressive!


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