BREAKING NEWS : Stage Collapses at Radiohead Concert in Toronto

(Saturday, 6/16/12) A few hours ago in , Canada, while crew was setting up for tonight’s show in Downsview Park, the stage collapsed. One person has been confirmed dead, while at least three others according to EMS have been driven to the hospital with injuries. The show tonight has been cancelled.

Reading over reports from those on Twitter suggests that there was a decent crowd lined up for the concert and they are now being asked to leave the area.

Ironically, this news comes on the 15th anniversary of ’s, OK COMPUTER.

More details as they become available.

Photo credit above to Jason (@jip88)

Update: sadly the man that died in this accident has been identified as the drum tech for the band (via BBC)… really really sad news. Our thoughts go out for the family of the deceased and anyone injured or involved in this tragic accident…


  1. […] Live Music Blog has reported that a Radiohead concert in Toronto has been cancelled due to a stage collapse which killed one and injured several others. This happened before the band took the stage, and their website stated for fans not approach the venue, and that refunds would be forthcoming. The Toronto Star has a first hand account of the scene by a concert goer. […]

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