Radiohead and Live Nation investigated in Toronto Stage Collapse
Concerning the tragedy over the weekend in Toronto, Canada at Downsview Park which killed one and injured at least three other, Radiohead's touring company and three others are now being investigated by the Ontario Ministry of Labour after the stage collapse that took place.
Ticker Tape Touring LLP, along with Live Nation, Optex Staging and Services, Inc. and Nasco Staffing Solutions are being investigated currently with reports from The Star stating that Live Nation is the main target of the ongoing investigation.
Radiohead themselves have issued a statement about the investigation, which you can read below.
"Radiohead is unable to comment concerning the stage structure at Downsview Park. As with any performance, whether it be a theatre or an outdoor show like this, Radiohead installs its production into the performance space as provided by the venue and/or promoter."
Stay tuned to The 405 for more information as it's available.
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