Linkin Park to Play Live in Moscow on June 23rd in Support of Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Posted by at 11:10 pm on May 23, 2011

In celebration of Paramount Pictures’ Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Linkin Park will perform a special outdoor concert at Vasilyevsky Spusk of the Red Square in Moscow – with the Kremlin and St. Basil’s Basilica as the backdrop – on June 23rd at 9PM. The 3D Michael Bay film will open the Moscow International Film Festival on the same night. The movie opens in the United States on June 29, 2011

Linkin Park will perform several of their hit songs including the single, “Iridescent,” which is the end title song in the upcoming third Transformers film. The movie opens worldwide beginning June 29th. Stars from the film are scheduled to attend, along with director Michael Bay.

Tickets for this free concert will be available beginning June 1st through June 21st, to learn more about obtaining ticket information go to www.energyfm.ru or www.linkinpark.com beginning June 1st.

One of the most successful collaborations between music and film, the previous Linkin Park singles to appear in the first two Transformers films, “What I’ve Done” from the first Transformers film, has sold over 4 million downloads worldwide, and “New Divide” from 2009’s Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, crossed the 3 million mark. Both songs were top selling singles for the band, and went to #1 on the modern rock radio charts (with “New Divide” spending 14 weeks there).

The special show in Moscow is produced by Live Nation and will occur during Linkin Park’s upcoming European tour, which begins June 11th in Austria with stadium, festival or arena shows in the UK, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Finland, France, Switzerland, Italy & Belgium.

Linkin Park European Tour Dates

  • June 11 Nickelsdorf, Austria @ Nova Rock Festival
  • June 12 Donington, UK @ Download Festival
  • June 14 Stockholm, Sweden @ Ericsson Global Arena
  • June 16 Helsinki, Finland @ Kaisaniemi Park
  • June 18 Leipzig, Germany @ Festweise
  • June 19 Oberursel, Germany @ Hessentag
  • June 21 Hamburg, Germany @02 World Arena
  • June 25 Munich, Germany @ Messegelaende Riem Stadium
  • June 26 Imola, Italy @ Sonisphere Festival
  • June 28 Arendal, Norway @ Hove Festival
  • June 30 Werchter, Belgium @ Rock Wercher Festival
  • July 1 Arras, France @ Arras Main Square Festival
  • July 2 St. Gallen, Switzerland @ OpenAir Festival
  • July 4 London, UK @ iTunes Festival

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