CBC News reports that dozens of concertgoers were arrested for public drunkenness at a 10-hour Canadian event headlined by the iconic rock band AEROSMITH that attracted 30,000 fans.
As well as the 54 arrests, police also gave out two dozen tickets for possession of alcohol at the Blast at the Beach event at the Charlottetown Driving Park that was dampened somewhat by rainy weather.
Thousands braved the rain to hear AEROSMITH at the Charlottetown Driving Park.
Still, Prince Edward Island officials declared the event a success.
Tourism officials said the island was booked to capacity, helping the local economy. The province paid $350,000 to bring the concert to the Island.
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