Sunday, June 21, 2009

Black Eyed Peas Shine At Virgin Festival

Singer Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas performs the headline show at the inaugural edition of the Virgin Festival Friday night at Jean Drapeau Park. Photograph by: John Kenney, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

12,000 fans Simple Plan helps warm up crowd

MONTREAL - Black Eyed Peas saved the day. The inaugural edition of Virgin Festival Montreal got off to a slow start Friday, eventually drawing 12,000 fans to a chilly, cloudy Jean Drapeau Park - most of them coming around sunset to catch the headliners.

Luckily, the headliners delivered, bringing much-needed star-power to the proceedings. They mixed old hits (Let's Get It Started, Shut Up, My Humps and the unifying Where Is the Love) with new (Rock That Body, Meet Me Halfway and I Gotta Feeling, off their just-released album The E.N.D.).

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