Getting There From the fair winds of the self-proclaimed True North, Ilocos Norte boasts of graceful, historic churches, deep aquamarine-colored seas, panoramic vistas of rugged mountains, hidden waterfalls and a multihued history that whispers of gold mines, bloody revolts and an interesting window to Philippine national politics. Ilocos Norte, which is about kilometers north of the Philippine capital of Manila, means two things to ordinary Filipinos — the late Philippine dictator Ferdinand E.
Overview[ edit ] It was organized in about a month, upon the suggestion of headliners The Rolling Stoneswho wanted to help revive Toronto's economy after the SARS outbreaks earlier in the year.
The Rolling Stones have held tour rehearsals in Toronto on more than one occasion; Toronto was also the setting for Keith Richards's arrest and subsequent trial. The publicity garnered by the SARS outbreak led to a downturn in Toronto's tourism industry, which the concert was intended to help revive.
The concert was held at Downsview Park in northern Toronto, a former military base which also accommodatedpeople when Pope John Paul II visited the city in North York General Hospitalwhich had been hit the hardest by the SARS outbreak in previous months, provided emergency on-site hospital services.
The Toronto water department was initially supposed to provide free water by tapping the groundwater at the site, but were unable to do so due to health concerns. Each band performed for 15—20 minutes.
Justin Timberlake was booed by the crowd, which was anticipating the harder-rocking second half of the concert. Throughout his performance he had to dodge water bottlestoilet papermuffins, and other items thrown by the audience. The crowd was harangued by a visibly angry Keith Richards. Rush was the last band to be added to the lineup.
According to drummer, Neil Peartthey more-or-less felt pressured to perform because Toronto is their hometown, although they typically do not do one-off concert performances.Agenda.
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