Video: Wrapping Up Pemberton With Coldplay, Jay-Z and Wayne Coyne

July 29, 2008 6:30 PM ET


The inaugural Pemberton Festival brought together monster names like Coldplay, Nine Inch Nails, Jay-Z, the Flaming Lips and My Morning Jacket in the mountains of British Columbia. Click above for the complete wrap-up from Pemberton, featuring live performances from Nine Inch Nails and Jay-Z and Wayne Coyne's thoughts on waste.

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