While Al Gore is hoping to reach billions through various media networks and television coverage, he won’t have to worry too much about inspiring Rio De Janeiro in Brazil. As the only concert in the Live Earth series that is completely free, organizers are expecting close to one million people to party and groove on the famed Copacabana Beach. From the article,
“‘Rio de Janeiro reaffirms its position as an icon city in the America by supporting and being one of the host cities of Live Earth, important peace manifesto that aims to increase the conscience about global warming,’ said Ruben Medina, Brazilian State Tourism Secretary. Live Earth Rio de Janeiro will feature the following acts live on stage: Pharrell Williams, Lenny Kravitz, Macy Gray, Xuxa, O Rappa, Marcelo D2, Jorge Ben Jor, Jota Quest, Vanessa Da Matta and MV Bill.”
As we reported in our interview with the Live Earth organizers, every effort is being made to reduce the impact of these concerts; from recycling to sustainable energy to eco-friendly transportation. With one million people, however, the Brazil crew definitely have their work cut out for them. We wish them luck! Hit the jump for more.