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Radiohead Share Statement On New Investigation Into Drum Tech’s Death In 2012 Stage Collapse

2 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Back in 2012, a stage that Radiohead were scheduled to perform on in Toronto's Downsview Park collapsed, killing their drum technician Scott Johnson. The following year, Live Nation (the event's promoter), Optex Staging And Services, and an engineer were charged with 13 offenses, but the case stalled in court and the charges were stayed in…

Appalled Radiohead Share Statement In Response To Standstill Over Stage Collapse Trial

4 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Back in 2012, as Radiohead were getting set to play Toronto's Downsview Park, a stage collapsed, killing 33-year-old Scott Johnson, a drum technician for the band, and injuring three others. Prosecutors in Toronto eventually brought charges against promoters Live Nation and stage builders Optex Staging & Services, and engineer Domenic Cugliari. But after many delays,…

Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Rancid Performing Full Albums at Riot Fest

The multi-city Riot Fest is back this fall. Denver's fest is from August 28-30. The Chicago fest takes place at Douglas Park from September 11-13. Toronto's happens at Downsview Park from September 19-20. Today, the lineups for all three fests have been announced. Show More Summary

Riot Fest Toronto 2015 lineup: Wu-Tang, Rancid, Motorhead, Drive Like Jehu, Bunnymen, Gwar, Babes In Toyland, more

Riot Fest Toronto returns in 2015 from September 19-20 in Downsview Park, and today the initial lineup has been announced. There's Wu-Tang Clan, Rancid (performing...And Out Come the Wolves), Motorhead, Drive Like Jehu, Echo & the Bunnymen, Thrice,...

Duly Quoted: Councillor Maria Augimeri, on the Future of Downsview Park

4 years agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Councillor wants to see the City of Toronto gain control of the park. “Downsview is at the centre of Toronto, and as the centre moves northward, we should see Downsview as a place of reprieve and recreation, like a Central Park for Toronto. Show More Summary

Public Works: Finding New Uses for Old Infrastructure

4 years agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

A proposal to turn an out-of-use airport in Minsk into a mixed-use community echoes Downsview Park. Public Works looks at public space, urban design, and city-building innovations from around the world, and considers what Toronto might learn from them. Show More Summary

The Veld Music Festival Delivered a Big Headliner, and Big Crowds

4 years agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Now in its second year, the Veld Music Festival didn't disappoint fans. Over the long weekend, tens of thousands of EDM fans (electronic dance music, to the uninitiated) poured into Downsview Park for the second-annual Veld Music Festival. Show More Summary

Live Nation Charged Over Fatal Radiohead Stage Collapse

5 years agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

On June 16th, 2012, 33-year-old Radiohead drum technician Scott Johnston was killed after a stage collapse in Toronto. The crew was setting up for a concert that evening at Downsview Park when a portion of the stage caved in. One year later, charges are now being filed against the concert promoter Live Nation and others. [...]

Welcome to the Battle for the Boot

5 years agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Previewing the 2012 Toronto Roller Derby Championship. Toronto Roller Derby Championship The Bunker, Downsview Park (40 Carl Hall Road) Saturday, September 22: doors 6:30 p.m., game 7:30 p.m. $12 in advance, $18 at the door If you know...Show More Summary

Radiohead Cancels Tour Dates Due To Stage Disaster

European Radiohead fans will be disappointed to learn that the band has had to cancel seven dates overseas due to the recent stage collapse in Toronto's Downsview Park. On top of taking the life of Drum Technician Scott Johnson, the disaster destroyed a lot of technical components to their show. A statement from Thom Yorke and [...]

Radiohead, Live Nation in Stage Collapse Investigation

Photo via Instagram user sufiapeace The fatal stage collapse that occurred just before Radiohead's scheduled concert at Toronto's Downsview Park on Saturday is now being investigated by the Ontario Ministry of Labour, as Toronto paper The Star reports. Show More Summary

Stage Collapses Prior To Radiohead Performance, Killing One Crew Member

A stage at Downsview Park in Toronto collapsed on Sunday afternoon  just a few hours before Radiohead were set to play before a sold-out crowd on the very same stage.  The band was not on the stage at the time of the collapse, but three others were injured and, unfortunately, one man was killed. Rolling [...]

Stage collapse prior to Radiohead concert in Toronto leaves one dead and three injured

Radiohead’s scheduled performance in Toronto this past Saturday — what would’ve been their first show in the city in roughly four years — was cancelled following a fatal stage collapse at Downsview Park. The collapse occurred at around 4 PM the same day and left one person dead and three people injured. Show More Summary

Radiohead Stage Collapse Kills Drum Tech

6 years agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Last night, Radiohead were set to play a show at Toronto’s Downsview Park. But during the setup for their show, the stage collapsed, killing one person and injuring three others. The person who died has been identified as Scott Jacobson, a drum technician for the band. In a statement on their website, the band wrote: [...]

Radiohead Drummer Tech Dies in Stage Collapse

After a horrifying accident causing a massive section of ironwork to collapse on the stage at Toronto's Downsview Park, Radiohead’s drummer tech, Scott Johnson, 33, was pronounced dead at the scene. Three others were injured from the collapse that occurred before the show on Saturday evening (June 16). Show More Summary

Radiohead Stage Collapses, Killing One & Injuring Three!

Right before Radiohead went on to perform at Toronto's Downsview Park, the stage collapsed, injuring three and killing another!! While an investigation is still determining what caused the collapse, one of the injured remains in serious...Show More Summary

Radiohead Stage Collapse Kills One, Injures Three; Toronto Concert Cancelled

A stage collapsed before a Radiohead concert in Toronto Saturday, killing one person and injuring at least three others, according to numerous news outlets. The collapse occurred at Downsview Park in the Canadian city and emergency crews were called to the scene around 4 p.m. Show More Summary

Radiohead Concert Stage Collapse – 1 Dead

Radiohead Concert Stage Collapse – 1 Dead | Source: | The X Factor | The Voice | American Idol A crew member is dead after a stage collapsed at Downsview Park in Toronto hours before a Radiohead performance. At least three other people were injured. Look at a photo from the scene (via THR):

One dead, three injured in stage collapse before Radiohead show in Toronto (venue wasn't open yet)

Downsview Park post-collapse (via @Jip88) A stage at Toronto's Downsview Park has collapsed in advance of a scheduled Radiohead concert, killing one person and injuring at least three, one seriously. Calls came in to emergency crews at about 4 p.m....

One Dead, Three Hurt After Stage Collapse Before Radiohead Concert In Toronto

One person was killed and at least three others were injured after a stage collapsed in Toronto this afternoon before a scheduled Radiohead concert. According to reports, the stage at Toronto's Downsview Park collapsed around 4 p.m. One person was killed, and two others were treated at the scene for minor injuries. One person may still be trapped under the stage. [ more › ]

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