Simple Plan Join MTV Asia Aid Concert

Published: 2005-01-25
While many tsunami relief concerts are taking place here in North America, Quebec's Simple Plan will go directly to Thailand to perform. The pop-punkers are heading to Bangkok as part of MTV's Asia Aid, which will take place on February 2nd. Most of the money raised from the event will go to UNICEF, with some going directly to specific Thailand and India charities. To donate to MTV Asia Aid go to www.mtvasiaaid.com.

For Simple Plan, it was a very easy decision when MTV asked the guys to be part of the event. "We've spent so many happy times in South East Asia," they explained. "Much of it in Thailand and Malaysia and we wanted to help as much as we could. It was an honour for us to be invited on the show by MTV and to have the chance to show support to all of our friends in the region who were affected by this horrible tragedy. It's amazing to see so many great artists and MTV come together to help Asia heal and rebuild to become stronger than ever!"

Other artists included on the bill include: Americans like Alicia Keys, Good Charlotte, Hoobastank, and Kelly Clarkson. Performers from countries directly affected by the tsunami will also take to the stage, including India's Asha Bhosle, Thailand's Bird Thongchai McIntrye and Tata Young, as well as Malaysia's Siti Nurhaliza and Japan's Namie Amuro. While they can't physically be there, the likes of Jennifer Lopez, 50 Cent, Moby, Ronan Keating, and Sting have contributed taped shows to the event.

Writer: Jaclyn Arndt

   

 

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i find it so cool that simple plan are playing in thailand- right here in asia! note to all the people who are going to watch- cheer for all those who couldn't make it! hope simple plan would come to hong kong more often. no bands play around here, except the ones that people form at school. we've only got singers!
Posted by: Anonymous on January 31, 2005
Praises 2 MTV 4 the relief efforts 2 help out Asia in their desperate tyme of need! May God (whoever you precieve him 2 b) bless you all and give u a sense of satisfaction wen all of thiz iz finished! l8rz!
Posted by: Anonymous on February 06, 2005
i think its so kewl that simple plan care so much about thier fans and other countries that there actually going over there i love you sp.
Posted by: Anonymous on February 06, 2005
hi ppl good charlotte and simple plan rock
Posted by: Anonymous on February 11, 2005
I thought Good Charlotte and Simple Plan did i great job, how they love and suport their Fans and Victims of the tsunami.They Did a Great Job and i Loved Watching the Concert on T.V. and i love both bands alot!
Posted by: Anonymous on February 18, 2005
Good Charlotte and Simple Plan did an awsome job, they are relly great people and have changed peoples lives.this is also my post.->I thought Good Charlotte and Simple Plan did a great job, how they love and suport their Fans and Victims of the tsunami.They Did a Great Job and i Loved Watching the Concert on T.V. and i love both bands alot!
Posted by: Anonymous on March 13, 2005
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