Singers Mary J Blige, Wyclef Jean and Jon Bon Jovi are among a host of stars who have resumed preparations for a concert supporting American presidential candidate John Kerry.

The A CHANGE IS GOING TO COME show, which was postponed following the death of former American President Ronald Reagan earlier this month (05JUN04), has been rescheduled for 8 July (04).

The fund-raising event will take place at New York's Radio City Music Hall and will feature performances by Blige, Jean, Bon Jovi, Dave Matthews Band, John Mellencamp and Whoopi Goldberg, among others.

Tickets for the event cost between $250 (GBP138) and $500 (GBP277).

25/06/2004 09:26