Pearl Jam set new Wembley record

With 12,470 Pearl Jam fans packing the venue in North West London yesterday, compared to the11,673 who attended their last sell-out gig at the arena in 2000, the band set a new house record. The previous house record of 12,337 was held by Jamiroquai for their 2002 show.

The new record was achieved as a result of a £35m refurbishment of Wembley Arena in 2005 which led to an increase in capacity.

Rod MacSween of the concert's promoters ITB says, ...

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