Surfing rocker Jack Johnson
is set to end his year-long hiatus by headlining the Sydney, Australia leg of Live Earth
concerts this summer. The singer/songwriter will join reformed rockers Midnight Oil
, Crowded House
at the July 7th concert, held in conjunction with similar events in London, New Jersey, Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo.
Johnson, a well-known eco warrior, admits agreeing to take part in Live Earth wasn't a problem but deciding which of the concerts to play was. The Hawaii-based star explains, "New Jersey and Australia are about the same distance for me, but Australia's waves are a lot better, so that made the decision easy."
will co-headline the London concert at Wembley Stadium, while The Police
will perform at Giants Stadium in New Jersey.
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