Great Yarmouth Live Aid tribute concert free to attend for emergency service personnel

Performers are staging a tribute to Live Aid. Photo: St George's Theatre

Performers are staging a tribute to Live Aid. Photo: St George's Theatre - Credit: Archant

It was one of the most significant musical events in history, in which superstars came together in song to give something back.

Live Aid saw music royalty such as Queen, David Bowie and Paul McCartney perform across two simultaneous concerns in London and Philadelphia, united by one good cause.

Now, organisers of a tribute concert to this occasion have decided to give something back to the community themselves, with a gesture to the emergency services.

Total Productions, organisers of the Live Aid Experience events, has extended an invitation to members of local police, firefighters, doctors and nurses to claim free tickets to the concert.

The concert will see performers recreate the songs of many of the artists that featured at the famous concerts, including Elton John, Dire Straits and The Beach Boys.


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Phil Hawkins, of, Total Productions said: 'We put the gig together to celebrate Live Aid, and like Live Aid, we wanted to give something back.

'This is why we have chosen to offer free entry to members of the local emergency services.

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'The Live Aid Experience brings together the absolutely very best and top tribute performers in the country, and so people will be fully immersed in an evening of great entertainment.'

Held at St George's Theatre in Great Yarmouth, the event will also feature the songs of other artists who took part in the 1985 benefit concert, such as Madonna and Spandau Ballet.

The gesture is not limited to emergency service people themselves -those that wish to claim their free seat will also be able to reserve tickets for up to three guests.

Those interested in claiming free tickets to the concert can call St George's Theatre on 01493 745461, with around 500 tickets still available.

The gig will also be open to the public to attend, with tickets priced at £16. Tickets are available online via the St George's Theatre website.

The concert is on Friday, July 14, doors at 7.30pm.

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