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Line-up announced for 2010 FIFA World Cup concert

FIFA and Control Room, a producer of global music events, have announced the first group of musicians confirmed to perform at the 2010 FIFA World Cup Kick-Off Celebration Concert.

Alicia Keys, Amadou & Mariam, Angélique Kidjo, Black Eyed Peas, BLK JKS, John Legend, Juanes, Shakira, The Parlotones, Tinariwen, Vieux Farka Touré and Vusi Mahlasela will perform at the historic event, which will take place at 20:00 local time (GMT+2) on the night before the first match on 10 June 2010. The concert will be held at the renovated Orlando Stadium in Soweto, Johannesburg.

All proceeds from the concert will go to ‘20 Centres for 2010’ – the official campaign of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa.
 


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