Isn’t sure what the cost to the City will be. In the past the City has held big events and Philadelphia has benefited. Philly was chosen because we have proven that our city can hold an event of this magnitude. The mayor won’t comment on whether the organizers have put up a bond so the city isn’t left with debt. The mayor says you can’t put a cost on how this event will raise the City’s profile worldwide. A reporter presses the issue since the city’s budget is in dire straights. The mayor says if we didn’t think the concert had short medium and long term benefits, we wouldn’t put this event on.