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The Strokes, Bon Iver and Arcade Fire unite to form supergroup

The Strokes, Bon Iver and Arcade Fire unite to form supergroup

Pop Vs. Jock Game

Arcade Fire, Bon Iver and The Strokes formed a one-off supergroup called Pop All Star Band for a special performance at the third annual Pop Vs. Jock charity basketball game on Saturday at the Pop Montréal festival

Starring Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, Arcade Fire's Win and Will Butler – who organised the charity event – and Régine Chassagne and the Strokes' Nikolai Fraiture, the group took over the court at half-time to perform a cover of Phil Collins In The Air Tonight and the White Stripes' Seven Nation Army.

The musicians also played a game of basketball alongside NBA 'Slam Dunk Contest' champion Brent Barry and captain Matt Bonner of the San Antonio Spurs – forming 'Team Pop'. They were up against 'Team Jock', which featured past and present college players from the McGill and Concordia basketball teams. Team Pop won the game 101-92.

The money raised during the Pop Vs. Jock event will go to DJ Sports Club, a Montreal non-profit that offers programs in sports and education to local youth.