BERLIN, GERMANY Friday Jun.10.2005 /netmusiccountdown.com/ -- Green Day is taking part in Live 8.

According to the band's official web site, Green Day has signed on to play the Live 8 concert in Berlin on July 2.

The free show takes place at the Brandenburg Gate and also features performances from Lauryn Hill, Brian Wilson, Crosby, Stills and Nash, A-ha, Bap, Die Toten Hosen and Peter Maffay.

Along with the Berlin show, Live 8 concerts will also be staged in London, Philadelphia, Paris and Rome on July 2 and in Edinburgh on July 6. The concerts coincide with the G8 summit in Scotland and are being staged to press G8 leaders to help end poverty by doubling aid, fully canceling debt, and delivering trade justice for Africa.

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