SXSW cancels The Roots concert after 'security concern'
18 March, 2018, 23:28
Despite the lack of evidence of a bomb, the Roots' show was canceled anyway due to security concerns.
As Rolling Stone reports, SXSW's primary sponsor, Bud Light, announced that the "Roots and Friends" jam session scheduled for Saturday night at the Austin Fair Market was cancelled do to an unspecified "security concern", but multiple sources have confirmed that concern was over a bomb threat, although no further details were available.
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Police said they received a report of a bomb threat from a Live Nation Music representative who had been warned of the alleged plot in an email.
Fox 7 reported that police deployed to the site monitored the threat but found none.
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- Bud Light (@budlight) March 18, 2018The Bud Light x The Roots SXSW Jam at Fair Market has been canceled.
The Bud Light event was cancelled at 9:40 on Saturday as a precaution.
"Your safety and the safety of all fans at SXSW is our most important priority", the company tweeted late Saturday night. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.
Reappearing for a third year, the show was set to include performances by Ludacris, Jessie Reyez, Rapsody, Dermot Kennedy and Tank and the Bangas.
Questlove, the band's drummer, tweeted that the cancellation was caused by "a severe emergency", but quickly deleted the tweet prior to the bomb threat news breaking according to Pitchfork. He defended the cancellation on Twitter on Sunday. Live Nation told APD, whose officers went out to Fair Market to canvass the property; no threat was found at that time. I'm sure we will return to Austin ladies and gentlemen. Three package explosions have occurred in a 10-day span that began on March 2.
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