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The Lilith Fair at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 7/16/2010 

"This is so much better than I could have ever imagined," exclaimed Mary J. Blige, as the Lilith Fair crowd cheered wildly for her. The same could be said about yesterday's all-day show at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. While negative publicity has dogged Lilith Fair all summer - in the form of artist cancellations, show cancellations and rumored low ticket sales -- the concert itself was solid. Continue reading Annie Zaleski's review of the Lilith Fair. Photographs by Jon Gitchoff.
The Courtyard Hounds, a.k.a. Martie Maguire and Emily Robison of the Dixie Chicks, performing at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
The Courtyard Hounds at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
A drum set that Neil Peart would be proud of.
A table outside the I4C tent, which is a campaign to promote entrepreneurship in causes that are looking out for the future of the planet.
The crowd at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
The crowd at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
The crowd at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
The crowd at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
Emily Haines of Metric performs at Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
Emily Haines of Metric performs at Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
Emily Robison of Courtyard Hounds performing at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
Emmylou Harris at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
Emmylou Harris at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
Emmylou Harris at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
Fans could register at the Chevy tent to win a front-row ticket upgrade at Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
Fans grab a good spot on the lawn at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater for Lilith Fair.
Fans grab a scarce spot of shade to beat the heat at Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
Ingrid Michaelson performing at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
Ingrid Michaelson performing at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
Official Lilith Fair merchandise.
The Lilith Fair schedule.
Martie Maguire of Courtyard Hounds performing at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
Mary J. Blige performing at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
Mary J. Blige performing at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
Mary J. Blige performing at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
Mary J. Blige performing at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
Mary J. Blige performing at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
Mary J. Blige performing at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
Metric performing at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
James Shaw of Metric performing at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
Metric performing at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
Phil Madeira of Emmylou Harris' backing band, The Red Dirt Boys at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
Sarah McLachlan performing at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
Sarah McLachlan and Emmylou Harris perform "Angel" at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
Sarah McLachlan performing at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
Some young ladies pose for a quick picture with Kina who performed on the ABC Stage earlier in the day at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
Some of the proceeds from the Lilith Fair tour were donated to Lydia's House, a local charity that provides shelter for battered women and children.
The ASPCA was on hand at the Lilith Fair to put a stop to puppy mills, a growing problem in Missouri.
Mary J. Blige's backup singers at the Lilith fair in St. Louis.
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The Courtyard Hounds, a.k.a. Martie Maguire and Emily Robison of the Dixie Chicks, performing at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
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