WATCH: U2 Minus 1 World AIDS Day Concert LIVE STREAM VIDEO!
U2 Minus 1 will take over Times Square in New York on Monday. The World AIDS Day concert will feature U2, without injured lead singer Bono, joined by Chris Martin and Bruce Springsteen as replacement frontmen. Meanwhile, Kanye West and Carrie Underwood are also expected to perform at the event, which is presented by Bono’s charitable organization (RED). Gossip Cop will have the live stream below!
According to press materials, “The rock band’s Adam Clayton, The Edge and Larry Mullen, Jr. will be joined on stage by Springsteen and Martin, each of whom will take a turn as frontman on the U2 songs. Appearing at the personal invitation of U2, Springsteen and Martin have graciously donated their time and talents to save the World AIDS Day event from cancellation.” As Gossip Cop reported, Bono was seriously injured in a Central Park bicycling accident last month. He remains under doctors’ orders not to perform.
“This year is a World AIDS Day like no other,” said Bono, speaking from Dublin. “The world reached a tipping point in the fight against AIDS — more people were newly added to life-saving treatment than were newly infected with the virus. A lot of people are calling it the beginning of the end of AIDS. We wouldn’t be at this point without American leadership, people from the left and the right. Today, 13 million people have access to life-saving treatment, up from 300,000 just over ten years ago. Americans don’t know the role they’ve played in this fight. Tonight’s event is to inform them and thank them.”
You don’t have to be in New York to see the (RED) musical event. Check out the live stream of the U2 Minus 1 concert for Worlds AIDS Day below! It will get underway at approximately 7:30 p.m. Eastern.