Queen is finding ways to entertain folks at home while also doing their part for coronavirus relief. The band will stream the 1992 “Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert for AIDS Awareness” on their official YouTube page on Friday to raise money for theWorld Health Organization.
The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert originally took place at Wembley Stadium in London back in 1992, months after Mercury’s death. Surviving Queen members Brian May, Roger Taylor ,and John Deacon played a bunch of Queen classics, and teamed up with music legends like David Bowie, Robert Plant, Elton Johnand more for other songs – there were also individual performances by U2, Metallica, Def Leppard, Guns N’ Roses and Spinal Tap.
Fans can tune in for the premiere on Friday 5/15 at 2pm ETHERE, and after that the stream will be available to watch back for 48 hours. For every dollar donated during the live stream, YouTube’s parent company Google will match it with a $2 donation.
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