Saturday, June 30, 2007

Live Earth: Biggest Media Event Ever

Al Gore's Live Earth concerts to raise awareness about climate change will be "the biggest global media event of all time." Personally I have the same initial thoughts as Live Aid / Live 8 organizer Bob Geldof: "I hope they're a success. But why is he [Gore] actually organising them? To make us aware of the greenhouse effect? Everybody's known about that for years. We are all fucking conscious of global warming."

In other news this weekend...

-the weightstaff got to see the Levon Helm Band in Central Park and posted it for all of us non-New Yorkers to see

-the Live Music Blog is on indefinite hiatus; good luck to justin and whit

-thanks to Here comes the flood for all of the Phish in Europe torrents. Here's Roskilde, Germany 06/29/97; Divadlo Archa, Czech Republic 06/20/97; Glastonbury, England 06/27/97; and 07/01/97 Amsterdam

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