British Airways is set to break Guinness World Record for the highest concert in the sky


Heard of the phrase – “getting high on music”? Well, that’s exactly what Comic Relief has planned! UK-based charity for the poor, Comic Relief would go live on the 10th of March, venue being British Airways, and, at a height of 43,000 feet! British Airways is hosting the ‘Highest 80s Gig in the Sky’ to raise funds for Comic Relief. Doing so, the charity organization would official break the existing Guiness World Record for the highest concert ever, at present held by British vocalist James Blunt for his gig on the Boeing 767-300 at 42,080 feet.

With a thought-provoking tagline, “The Eighties are back, with altitude”, the concert by Comic Relief would include musicians: Spandau Ballet’s Tony Hadley, Bananarama, Kim Wilde and Go West among others. Completing the experience, the Bristih Airways crew would sport an 80’s uniform.

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Playing host to an enthralling concert as such, British Airways is as excited as Comic Relief, and have made provisions to give away 40 pairs of tickets which could be won through a competition. The proceeds from this would go to Comic Relief.

[Telegraph]