Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood are set to take the baton in Washington, the latest added post in Live Earth global series.
With eight venues set up in 5 different continents, Live Earth has proved to be the biggest music event in recent years. Now the series of concert that highlight global warming is adding the ninth post that is set at Washington's National Mall.
On the headlining bills for this leg are country singers Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood. Their part will kick off today (July 7, 2007) in a series that has been set off with Australian leg.
Australian Aboriginal group officially opened the global concert on Saturday by dancing and singing to the traditional tune. A video greeting from mastermind Al Gore was then screened, showing a message that encouraged attendees to take Live Earth pledge to reduce their personal environmental destruction and support the law on the reduction of greenhouse effect.
First act to appear on the stage was Funk group Blue King Brown that will be joined by more known musicians such as Jack Johnson, Wolfmother and newly reunited Crowded House.