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Aerosmith to Headline First LivingSocial Festival in New York

AeroForceOne.comAerosmith has been announced as the headliner for the first-ever LivingSocial Backyard Festival on Randall's Island in New York City next month.  Joan Jett and the Blackhearts also will perform at the event sponsored by the social network, which takes place July 13.

According to the official website, the outdoor event will also feature a "Hangout Zone with hammocks and bean bags, Cool Down Zone with misting machines and giant fans, on-site graffiti artists, loads of backyard games, including corn hole, horseshoes, and ladder ball." Also offered will be food from several high profile New York restaurants.  Access, via LivingSocial voucher, ranges from $49 for general admission to $999 packages that include an open beer and wine bar, complimentary barbecue, and side-stage access.

Aerosmith is also scheduled to perform July 10 at the Foxwoods Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut followed by dates in Japan and Taiwan in August.

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