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Was Cheap Trick Stage Collapse Preceded By Mishandling of Black Keys Concert?
Date: Tuesday, August 02, 2011 @ 21:19:28 UTC

"While weather likely contributed to the incident," Cheap Trick noted in its statement "the multi-ton stage roof that fell on everyone on the stage must be properly explained, especially when nearby tents and other temporary structures stood untouched." Nine days earlier at the Bluesfest, the Black Keys had been involved in an incident over a flapping wind panel on the stage. According to sources, someone with the Black Keys management was worried about the flapping wind panel, but when the stage staff didn't respond to requests to fix it, he pulled the Black Keys from the stage, forcing the stage technicians to take action before allowing the band to go back on. Complete Article







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