Published on May 25th, 2017 | by Alan Cross0
More Developments in the Manchester Concert Bombing
The news keeps coming about the Manchester concert bombing.
- The UK paused for a minute of silence today at 11 am local time to remember the victims. Once it was over, a woman started singing Oasis’ “Don’t Look Back in Anger” and the whole crowd joined in. This song quickly became the anthem of the city’s grieving.
- British authorities continue to carry out raids on a suspected terrorist network.
- Members of the RAF wrote “Love from Manchester” on the side of a missile that will be used against ISIS in Syria.
- What does the live music industry do about security now?
- Pop star Anastacia is going ahead with her Manchester show on Sunday.
- Live Nation is offering British ticket buys refunds if they’re too scared to go to shows.
- Ariana Grande has offered to pay the funeral costs for victims killed in the blast.
- Here’s a strong opinion piece on the cowards who did this.
- Social media is both helping and hurting the situation.
- Bono offered his support for the city.
- Conservative media called Katy Perry’s reaction to the bombing “sinister.”
- A bunch of residencies in Las Vegas will go ahead as planned.
- The day after the bombings, Broken Social Scene performed in Manchester. One of the songs they did was “Anthems for a Seventeen-Year-Old Girl.”
Earlier coverage can be found here.