July 17, 2010

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.
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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.
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.
The Courtyard Hounds at the Lilith Fair in St. Louis.
A drum set that Neil Peart would be proud of.
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.
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.
The Lilith Fair at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 7/16/2010
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.