Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Sovereignists Heckle Lake Of Stew At L'Autre St. Jean

A sovereignist flips the bird during Lake of Stew's performance at L'Autre St. Jean concert on June 23, 2009. Photograph by: Vincenzo D'Alto, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

MONTREAL - A small but vocal group of Jeunes Patriotes tried to disrupt an anglo group playing at St. Jean Baptiste festivities at Pelican Park in Rosemont Tuesday night, but was met mostly with disdain by those in the audience, and the anglo band Lake of Stew played on to cheers.

A group of six or seven young men, some appearing inebriated, began chanting "en français" and tooting fog horns and beating on drums.

One protester climbed a security rail beside the stage and shouted, "We told you this would happen!" and "Get off the stage!"

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Update: Cheers drown out jeers for anglo bands at Montreal Fête nationale concert -- CBC

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