February 7, 2011

World Cup 2011

Bryan Adams to perform at opening ceremony

Andrew Miller

The veteran Canadian rock star, Bryan Adams, has been confirmed as one of the main performers at the World Cup opening ceremony in Dhaka later this month.

Adams, whose hits include “Summer of ‘69” and the Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves soundtrack “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You” is set to launch a tour of India at Pune on February 11, with further dates scheduled for Bangalore, New Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai, before finishing up in Kathmandu, Nepal.

The official World Cup song, “De Ghuma Ke”, will be sung by the Bollywood trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy.

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