Dire Straits performed 2 songs - Money for nothing (featuring Sting) and Sultans of swing
at the Live Aid Concert at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 10th July 1985. They then returned to the Arena, next door to perform their set as part of their 1985/1986 (248) show tour. Also included is a short Interview with Mark Knopfler about the event.
Live Aid was a dual-venue concert held on Saturday 13 July 1985. The event was organized by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise funds for relief of the ongoing Ethiopian famine. Billed as the "global jukebox", the event was held simultaneously at Wembley Stadium in London, England, United Kingdom (attended by 72,000 people) and John F. Kennedy Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States (attended by about 100,000 people). On the same day, concerts inspired by the initiative happened in other countries, such as Australia and Germany. It was one of the largest-scale satellite link-ups and television broadcasts of all time: an estimated global audience of 1.9 billion, across 150 nations, watched the live broadcast.
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Mark Knopfler, John Illsley, Alan Clark, Terry Williams, Guy Fletcher, Jack Sonni, Chris White, Sting