La Villa Bagatelle, Cannes, France

Set List of Show:

Bono Performs (Incomplete):

  • "Lady Marmalade"

Additional Music

Snippets of Other Songs Performed by Bono:


Bono performs with Ricky Martin and Patti LaBelle at a benefit in France.

Show Details:

A fifth anniversary celebration for Vincent Longo’s makeup collection was held in Cannes, at La Villa Bagatelle. With four outdoor pools, three indoor pools, Turkish batch saunas, waterfalls and views of the Mediterranean was the location for this event, owned by Rafik Khalifa, owner of the new music-video channel KTV, who was sponsoring the event. An ampitheatre was built behind the house for the performances this evening. The event was emceed by Gerard Depardieu, and co-hosted by Trudie Styler and Vincent Longo. The event raised half-a-million dollars, benefiting AmFAR (American Foundation for AIDS Research) and the Sabera Foundation. About 400 people were in attendance.

Bono performed early in the night. Taking the stage with Ricky Martin, the two were egged on by fellow performer Patti LaBelle to perform her classic, “Lady Marmalade”. Patti joined them on stage at the end of the song. Bono would also perform an unknown song with LaBelle, including playing harmonica on the song.

Other performers of the evening included Sting (Styler’s husband), Patti LaBelle, Alexis Arquette, Johnny Lang, Cheb Mami, Andrea Bocelli and the Pussycat Dolls.

In attendance was a wide range of stars including Catherine Deneuve, Claudia Schiffer, Melanie Griffith, Tia Carrere, Naomi Campbell, Bryan Adams, Patricial Arquette, Heidi Klum, Lauren Bush, Pamela Anderson, Dean Cain, Ivana Trump, and Nicky Hilton.

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