Papa Roach, Stone Temple Pilots, Deftones, Green Day, Everclear, and Travis are among the acts confirmed for the 99X Big Day Out 2000 benefit concert, set for October 1 in Atlanta.
Eve 6, Incubus, SR-71, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Stroke 9, Disturbed, and Linkin Park are also set to play the event, which is sponsored by Atlanta radio station WNNX. Proceeds from the show, being staged at the Lakewood Amphitheater, will be donated to the Georgia chapter of Angel Flight.
Angel Flight is a nonprofit organization of pilots and other volunteers that provides free private air transportation to financially needy patients who would otherwise be unable to reach necessary specialized medical evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, or rehabilitation.
Organizers for the Big Day Out 2000 concert indicate they are likely to add more names to the bill in the next few weeks. Tickets for the show go on sale August 26 via Ticketmaster, and for more info on the concert, including
updates, check out www.99x.com.