Washington Music Theater, Seattle, WA - cancelled

Discussion in 'Tour' started by Famous when dead, Oct 1, 2019.

By Famous when dead on Oct 1, 2019 at 8:18 PM
  1. Famous when dead

    Famous when dead Vulgarian Moderator

    Dec 7, 2000
    Birmingham, U.K.


    Due to circumstances beyond our control, Morrissey will not be able to perform tonight’s concert scheduled in Seattle, Washington.

    Refunds will come from point of purchase. The Morrissey /Interpol tour will resume as scheduled in San Francisco on Thursday.

    Their website:

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Discussion in 'Tour' started by Famous when dead, Oct 1, 2019.

    1. Anonymous
      From the so called "artist" whe penned the line "It takes guts to be gentle and kind"???????

      Well I'm sorry he has got no guts, he's not gentle and he's not kind.

      Devious, truculent, unreliable and racist springs to mind. :tiphat:

      Steve Trumpperey :handpointright::oldman::handpointleft:

      Benny-the-British-Butcher :greatbritain::knife:
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    2. Anonymous
      Their job is to protect the safety and security of the people who attend the concert, as well as the artist.

      On the latter, it does NOT include a hurt pussy.

      Amazing how “free speech” goes out the window when it doesn’t suit the people who dwell in Melvis’ anus.

      GFY, bitch.
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    3. Anonymous
      Having an absolute howl watching this downward spiral. In the future, this sign - and his reaction to it - will be raised up as an example of sentient beings standing up for what is right - in a room full of wallowing fuck-tards.

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    4. Anonymous
      Just another example of “hurt pussy syndrome”.
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    5. Anonymous
      She asked for it.
      She deserved it.

      Now where have those phrases been used before?

      Morrissey can use the live stage to promote his far right beliefs. A gig-goer who disagrees with those views cannot show her disagreement. She paid entry. I applaud her for making her views known in such an expensive manner.

      I hope others are as brave at future shows.
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    6. Anonymous
      Yes they might make a rousing musical about it "les misery guts".
      Madonna can play the noble protester and Billy Bragg can play the poster - white one dimensional and clichéd.
    7. YouSaidWhat?
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    8. Anonymous
      yes, nobody understands the consequences of being a racists
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    9. Anonymous
      as that Neil Cassidy dumbo will say: Free Speech.

      Mozo_racisto is freaking out
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    10. Carlislebaz
      Kill uncle your 1991 America, loads of riots... you know nowt, tithead
    11. Anonymous
      WTF you on about? There were no riots. ZERO riots. Not one. None.

      Some decent shows but what are you on about with “riots”?
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    12. Zoinks
      There was actually a riot: https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1991-11-03-me-1598-story.html

      Pop Singer Morrissey Blamed for Melee : Violence: UCLA and a promoter say he should not have urged the crowd to move in closer. The rush injured 48 people.
      NOV. 3, 1991

      12 AM
      On the day after 48 people were hurt in a sudden rush toward the stage at a Pauley Pavilion concert, UCLA officials and a concert promoter blamed English pop singer Morrissey for the melee, saying he should not have urged the audience to move in closer.

      Morrissey’s invitation to “get up out of your seats” and “come down here” prompted a massive surge, officials said, forcing people at the front of the audience against wooden barriers near the stage and touching off near-panic.

      “He invited people forward,” UCLA spokeswoman Celesta Billeci said. “At the point he did that, everything fell apart. . . . Once an artist does that, it’s a little difficult to stop it.”

      Avalon Attractions President Brian Murphy, who promoted the concert, agreed.

      “The show was going along wonderfully up to that point,” Murphy said. “This was a crowd that really idolizes the artist. I think they would have done whatever he asked. . . . So when he said come on forward, that’s what they did.”

      After the concert was halted, the promoter said that Morrissey agonized about his mistake and whether he should go back out and talk to the crowd.

      “He was visibly upset at what had happened,” he said. “It was his decision not to go back on stage because he feared that what was started could not be stopped.”

      Immediately after Morrissey summoned the crowd forward, some people jumped on stage to hug him while others trapped below the platform began screaming. Officials escorted the singer and his band off the stage, turned on the house lights and ordered the crowd to back away from the stage.

      An hour later, when Morrissey had not returned, officials ordered the crowd to disperse. Outside, angry fans knocked down a souvenir sales tent and stole concert T-shirts and posters, witnesses said.

      The concert was the first rock event at Pauley in a decade. UCLA officials said they will investigate Friday’s incident before deciding whether to stage future rock shows.

      In all, 22 people were treated and released at UCLA Medical Center for a variety of minor injuries, most of them cuts and bruises, a hospital spokeswoman said. Fire officials said 26 others were treated at the scene.

      Seventeen-year-old concert-goer Joan Moriarty said in an interview Saturday that security guards shoved the audience out of the pavilion. On her way out, she said, she saw a campus police officer wearing a riot helmet repeatedly strike a young girl’s back and legs with a baton as she screamed on the ground.

      A second police officer grabbed a camera from a photographer recording the incident, Moriarty said, and slammed the camera to the pavement, shattering its lens.

      UCLA spokeswoman Billeci, who attended the concert, said she did not observe any violence nor did officers report any. Campus police officials could not be reached for comment.

      Morrissey, a founding member of the English cult band the Smiths who went solo two years ago, also could not be reached Saturday.
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    13. Anonymous

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    14. Anonymous

      We dont think He is a racist, hes a nationalist that doesnt want to give his paycheck to undeserving illegal immigrants. No one in USA supports unvetted immigration.
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    15. NealCassidy
      It’s not permitted to have those items in the auditorium, so you have to leave. Next.
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    16. Anonymous
      Morrissey will be greeted with more protesters in Vancouver.
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    17. Anonymous
      My fingers are crossed.

      Benny-the-British-Butcher :greatbritain::knife:
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    19. Anonymous

      So what ! Who cares ?
    20. Zoinks
      I was merely responding to someone who said there were no riots when it was documented that there was. I knew someone who was among the injured at the UCLA show. If you don't care, then simply ignore the post. There was also a Depeche Mode riot in Los Angeles around that time.

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