added: 2 Oct 2011 // by: Music-News.com Newsdesk
Michael Forever Tribute Concert to be broadcast LIVE in 3D to Cinemas across the UK and Ireland on October 8th 2011
On October 8th cinema-goers across the UK and Ireland will have the once in a lifetime opportunity to witness some of the most recognised acts in the music world for an incredible one-off show from Cardiff, in as the official tribute to the late 'King Of Pop'. The Michael Forever Tribute Concert will be broadcast live in to cinemas in 2D and 3D direct from the Millennium Stadium and will feature performances from the likes of JLS, Christina Aguilera, Alexandra Burke and Leona Lewis, as well as the recently confirmed The Black Eyed Peas.
The concert, which will be attended by members of the Jackson family, will also feature Ne-Yo, 3T, Cee-Lo Green, Jennifer Hudson, Smokey Robinson, Alien Ant Farm, Craig David and Pixie Lott. The Jackson Brothers and La Toya Jackson are performing in public for the first time in around 20 years to honour their brother. The event will be hosted by Academy Award and Grammy Award winner Jamie Foxx, alongside Britain's Fearne Cotton.
US superstar Beyonce is also set to be involved in the event via video with her management recently confirming that she is promising a 'unique, never before seen performance' for the fans in attendance.
Michael's Mother, Katherine Jackson, also looks forward to what she believes will be a spectacular and fitting event to celebrate the life of her son:
'Michael gave his entire life to the world through his love, his music and his devotion to healing the planet. It is with great gratitude for me to give my complete blessing and full support to what I consider to be the one and only Official Michael Jackson Tribute Concert. This is how Michael would have wanted it and I am sure it will be exactly that. Thank you WORLD for your LOVE and SUPPORT! I'll see you on October 8th, 2011!"
The live show, beamed direct to the big screen in cutting edge 3D technology, will available to watch from 8:30pm at cinemas across the following locations:
Vue Sheperds Bush
Vue Cheshire Oaks
Odeon Kingston upon Thames
Odeon Liverpool One
Odeon Manchester Printworks
Odeon Trafford Centre
PictureHouse Stratford East
PictureHouse Richmond (Yorkshire)
Movies @ Dundrum
Movies @ Swords
Movies @ Castlebar
Movies @ Gorey
Movies @ Dungarvan
Note: Some locations will show the concert in 2D.
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