Queen Streaming Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert For COVID-19 Relief
Queen is putting the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert for AIDS Awareness on YouTube for two days to raise funds for the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.
The concert, which took place April 20, 1992 at London’s Wembley Stadium, featured the surviving members of Queen – Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon – performing alongside David Bowie, Elton John, George Michael, Robert Plant, Roger Daltrey, James Hetfield, Tony Iommi, Seal, Axl Rose and Liza Minnelli.
Metallica, Def Leppard, Guns N’ Roses and U2 also performed.
Mercury died from complications of AIDS on Nov. 24, 1991. He was 45.
The Tribute Concert will be on YouTube for 48 hours beginning at 2 pm ET on May 15 – the same weekend YouTube hosts Prince and the Revolution: Live for the same cause.
Listen to music from some of the acts