I have heard nothing about Bono being stoned or drunk for Live Aid. The event was organised by Sir Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to … On July 13th, 1985, seemingly every major rock act on Earth played the Live Aid concert for African famine relief, hosted primarily in Philadelphia’s JFK … That was the case on July 13, 1985 when the group took the stage of Wembley Stadium in London for the African poverty fundraiser Live Aid. Bono … But he most certainly made the rest of the band angry with his stunts on Bad. Over the last three decades the world has become accustomed to the dramatic onstage flair of U2 frontman Bono, who masterfully understands the emotional heft that can be communicated by just the right gesture. 50+ videos Play all Mix - When Bono Met Freddie Mercury At Live Aid, July 13th 1985 YouTube Freddie Mercury - The Greatest Showman 2019 (Full documentary) - Duration: 1:07:42. gabyy556 506,763 views U2 performing at Live Aid in front of 72,000 people in Wembley Stadium, London on the 13th July, 1985. Queen frontman Freddie Mercury and U2 singer Bono were two of the biggest stars to perform at Live Aid, which celebrated its 34th anniversary just a few weeks ago.