A Brussels concert to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome -- the founding treaty of the European Union -- will be broadcast across Europe on March 24, featuring performances from The Corrs, Simply Red, Julio Iglesias and Lordi.

The three-hour concert, which will take place underneath the Atomium monument, will feature some 30 European singers and bands. Other confirmed performers include Axelle Red, Demis Roussos and Zucchero.

The show, which will gather a crowd of around 15,000, will be interspersed with clips on the major moments in the history of the EU. The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) will offer the feed to broadcasters across Europe and beyond, with a potential reach of nearly 500 million viewers.

It is just one of many celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the Treaty, which brought together six European nations in the-then European Economic Community. Now known as the EU, it currently gathers 27 members, and its own currency, the euro.