Live 8 concert, Johannesburg

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Live 8 concerts and line-ups
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2 July 2005
Hyde Park, London
Château de Versailles, near Paris
Siegessäule, Berlin
Circus Maximus, Rome
Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia
Park Place, Barrie
Makuhari Messe, Chiba
Mary Fitzgerald Square, Johannesburg
Red Square, Moscow
"Africa Calling", Eden Project

6 July 2005
"Edinburgh 50,000 – The Final Push"

On 2 July 2005, a Live 8 concert was held at Mary Fitzgerald Square, Newtown, Johannesburg, South Africa.

The event is also referred to as "Live 8 Johannesburg", "Live 8 Jo'burg", and "Live 8 South Africa".

A speech was given by former South African president Nelson Mandela, who was received with a 5-minute standing ovation by the audience.

Lineup and running order[edit]