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Death Cab For Cutie

July 18, 2011 by Post Team 

Death Cab For CutieDeath Cab For Cutie, A sudden violent storm caused the Ottawa Bluesfest main stage collapsed during a performance of Cheap Trick on Sunday night, forcing thousands to flee the scene of the festival, including the mayor. Globe and Mail journalist Jeremy Torobin gave a testimony to its national newspaper: “There were thousands of people who run the rain was pounding, pouring sideways was crazy…” The Ottawa Citizen reported that nobody was trapped underneath the stage at the time of the incident, but one person suffered a broken leg. CTV News Ottawa, however, told paramedics at the scene said one man was taken to hospital “with criticism, serious injuries after something pierced his adbomen” while also suffering a broken leg and pelvis. Meanwhile, two men aged 46 and 40 were taken to hospital with an injured neck and chest injuries, respectively. Two other people were treated for injuries to knees and ankles at the scene.

A sudden violent storm caused the Ottawa Bluesfest main stage collapsed during a performance of Cheap Trick on Sunday night, forcing thousands to flee the scene of the festival, including the mayor.

Globe and Mail journalist Jeremy Torobin gave a testimony to its national newspaper: “There were thousands of people who run the rain was pounding, pouring sideways was crazy…”

The Ottawa Citizen reported that nobody was trapped underneath the stage at the time of the incident, but one person suffered a broken leg. CTV News Ottawa, however, told paramedics at the scene said one man was taken to hospital “with criticism, serious injuries after something pierced his adbomen” while also suffering a broken leg and pelvis. Meanwhile, two men aged 46 and 40 were taken to hospital with an injured neck and chest injuries, respectively. Two other people were treated for injuries to knees and ankles at the scene.

A storm quickly appeared around 7:20 pm, with strong winds during the tread groove. The citizen reported that the collapse afte stage shortly before 20:00, the concert sought refuge in the Canadian War Museum nearby, while the band “took place between the second stage before the stage of collapse.” Roadies returned moments later to rescue the band equipment. (The drum kit, awesome, remained intact).

Bluesfest organizers made two messages on Twitter after the incident. “The official statement: No serious injuries at the scene,” they wrote before adding “due to extreme weather conditions, which unfortunately have not had to close all stages of the night.”

Cheap Trick issued a statement on its website Sunday night: “Severe weather hit the stage as Cheap Trick was taking place tonight at Ottawa Bluesfest stage toppled and fell Everybody is shocked, but the band and Cheap Trick crew are well wait … that everyone who attended the fair is also good. “The group also put three photos on the site, stage collapsed and another taken” just before it sank, “showing the performing group, but with dark clouds looming in the distance.

Other artists on Sunday night were to include Galactic, guitarist Joe Satriani and Death Cab For Cutie. “We’re all good band, crew and controllers.” Death Cab For Cutie singer Ben Gibbard said via Twitter, while Satriani Twitter: “! Ceiling storm descends Cheap Trick is crushing us in Ottawa”

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