Festival so hot, it's cool

August 05, 2007|By Tom Pelton | Tom Pelton,Sun reporter

The young woman in the floral sundress was shuffling in a line of more than 30 people, dabbing her forehead as she waited to get water from a drinking fountain.

Behind her, Cheap Trick was thundering to almost 70,000 fans at the Virgin Festival yesterday at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore.

If You Go

Virgin Festival by Virgin Mobile continues today with performances by the Smashing Pumpkins and 311 at Pimlico Race Course, 5201 Park Heights Ave. Tickets ($97.50-$450) are available through Ticketmaster, 410-547-SEAT or ticketmaster.com.

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