Added on 28-Nov-2008
Vue Entertainment are giving fans across the UK the chance to see a
spectacular one off charity concert featuring Queen + Paul Rodgers in
support of an AntiAids campaign.
‘Let the Cosmos Rock’, will be screened at 39 Vue sites across the country
for one night only on World Aids Day, Monday, December 1st, 2008.
Tickets for Vue cinema screenings are on sale now and can be bought from
www.myvue.com/queen by calling 08712 240 240, or directly from
participating cinemas. See list below.
The concert drew a record audience of 350,000 people and was captured for
the big screen by award winning film-maker David Mallet. Filmed in high
definition with 5.1 surround sound, the sound and visuals are of the
highest quality available in cinemas today.
Queen and Paul Rodgers made a special trip to Ukraine on September 12th
2008 to play a two and a half hour free concert in Kharkov’s Freedom Square
in partnership with The Elena Franchuk ANTIAIDS Foundation. The band wanted
to support the cause whose message “Don’t let AIDS ruin your life” has
special meaning for them after lead vocalist Freddie Mercury lost his
battle with the virus.
Concert director David Mallet said:
“The big screen setting is an ideal medium in which to feel a sense of
participation in the Kharkov event. This was by far the biggest show of its
kind ever staged. The equipment needed two Antonov 124 aircraft – the
world’s biggest cargo planes – to get it into the Ukraine, and it is almost
impossible to imagine the scale of it once it was built. You would never
get a sense of that on television or DVD, which is why it had to be made
for the biggest of screens.”
Participating Vue Cinemas :
Newcastle Under Lyme