The Black Eyed Peas and Arrested Development are scheduled to headline Jerusalem Rocks!, an international music festival that will be held on September 9, 2007 in Jerusalem, Israel at the Teddy Kollek Stadium.
I cant wait to come back to Israel!” BEP frontman will.i.am said in a statement. “The 2006 performance we did in Tel-Aviv was one of the single best experiences of my life.
Jerusalem Rocks!, which is a peace festival, is the first of its size to be held in Jerusalem in over 20 years. The event been organized to shed a light on Israel and promote peace.
This festival marks the beginning of an unprecedented movement “said Carmi Wurtman, Jerusalem Rocks! Event Producer and Cofounder. “We hope that it will not only reestablish Jerusalem as a cultural center, but will also trigger behavioral changes , inspiring others to ‘answer the call’ to embrace cultural differences.
Rap group Arrested Development is also scheduled to showcase new songs from their upcoming album Since the Last Time, which is scheduled to hit streets in September.
“This is a life long dream,” Arrested Development front man Speech said. “I wrote back in ‘ 89 that my next stop after touring America was supposed to be touring in Jerusalem. Almost 20 years later, it is finally happening and we are excited!”
Other performances scheduled at the Teddy Kollek Stadium include a mix of local and International acts including The Commitments from Dublin, Ireland.
For more information visit: www.jerusalemrocks.com.