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Black Eyed Peas Plan New York Charity Show

March 4, 2011 (3:41 am) GMT
Following the previous concerts of Elton John, Bon Jovi, and Simon & Garfunkel in Central Park, the hip hop mogul are scheduled a fundraising show on June 9 at the famous Great Lawn.

The are reportedly planning to raise money for charity by holding a massive show in New York City's Central Park this summer. The group, fronted by Fergie and will.i.am, is said to have scheduled a fundraising gig for June 9 on the famous Great Lawn, following in the footsteps of stars including Sir , , and , who have all played in the park.

A source tells New York Post gossip column Page Six, "The concert has been set up with Mayor Bloomberg's office. They want it to rival the concert that Simon & Garfunkel did in Central Park." The band are said to be taking inspiration from Simon & Garfunkel whose 1981 gig in Central Park, New York attracted 500,000 fans.

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