According to HalifaxLive.com, Halifax Regional council is expected to announce on Tuesday, July 4 the signing of a deal with aging rockers the ROLLING STONES that will culminate in a major outdoor concert in Halifax this coming fall. Also slated to perform are AEROSMITH and THE WHO.On the heels of the report leaked today by a local news service, concerned citizens already armed with the knowledge that no city has ever shown a profit from STONES' concerts, are already raising doubts that Halifax can afford to host what is being touted as a "major concert." With preliminary projections of well over $100,000 in security and other basic but necessary services alone, the people of Halifax will soon be demanding and rightly so an indepth accounting of the full cost of such a venture including concerns that taxpayers could be facing yet another property tax hike. Read more at HalifaxLive.com.
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