QUEEN and Adam Lambert, k.d. lang, Alice Cooper and Olivia Newton-John are expected to perform at a benefit concert in Sydney to raise funds for the bushfire relief effort.
The Fire Fight Australia event at the ANZ Stadium in Olympic Park will be hosted by comedian Celeste Barber, whose online bushfire fundraiser has garnered more than $50 million in donations.
Global rock legends Queen + Adam Lambertwill take a short break from their Australian The Rhapsody Tour to grace the stage in Sydney for a second time in the wake of their sold out ANZ Stadium performance the night before to perform a special set.
Grammy award winning Canadian singer songwriter k.d. lang will perform two songs including her rendition of Hallelujah, the Leonard Cohen classic.
Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer Alice Cooper is also set to appear along with a cavalcade of Australian music industry heavyweights for the concert, which is expected to run more than nine hours, including artists Amy Shark, Baker Boy, Conrad Sewell, Daryl Braithwaite, Delta Goodrem, Grinspoon and Guy Sebastian.
John Farnham, Hilltop Hoods, Icehouse, Illy, Jessica Mauboy, Lee Kernaghan, Pete Murray, Peking Duk, Tina Arena and William Barton are also set to play.
Tickets for the event, which starts at 1pm, go on sale from midday on Monday through Ticketek at $100, $85 and $70 with an option to make further contributions to bushfire relief.
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