Kellin Quinn abruptly ends SWS show over crowd safety concerns
The Sleeping With Sirens frontman did not like what he saw.November 14, 2019
Quinn took to Twitter to address the situation that occurred late last night.
“Sorry for ending the show somewhat abruptly tonight,” Quinn tweeted, “but I watched 3 kids who could’ve been seriously hurt because of lack of security.. and no barricade.. your safety is our main priority.. so I made a judgment call. See you next time.”
Sorry for ending the show somewhat abruptly tonight.. but I watched 3 kids who could’ve been seriously hurt because of lack of security.. and no barricade.. your safety is our main priority.. so I made a judgment call. See you next time.
— K𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐢𝐧 Q𝐮𝐢𝐧𝐧 (@Kellinquinn) November 13, 2019
Fans quickly took to Twitter to question the situation, while others thanked Quinn for his actions.
so I went to sleeping with sirens tonight but in the middle of if you can’t hang kellin literally said goodnight and went away?????
— nien is crying (@bigdxckdinosaur) November 13, 2019
Thank you kellin 🙏🏻 my sister went down because of the lack of security but appreciate you so much and truly did enjoy the rest of the show❤️
— eli (@awstengirl) November 13, 2019
This has been a major issue lately. Venues having lack of security and no barricades or having security not know how to handle kids and do their jobs right. You did what you had to do to keep everyone safe and it was a good call
— Emo Eric (@EmoEric2020) November 13, 2019
The band has not made an additional statement at this time.
More on Sleeping With Sirens
The members of Sleeping With Sirens recently sat down with us to discuss the new record, along with other issues.
“I know it’s a cliché,” rhythm guitarist Nick Martin says, “but this album is definitely the culmination of the six years I’ve been with the band—whether that’s the different sounds we’ve tried or becoming closer and closer as a family and realizing what we do and don’t want to do. I feel insanely grateful and humbled. There’s not a day that goes by that I don’t feel so appreciative of being able to do what we do, but specifically what this album turned into. It came at the perfect time for us, and the stars aligned so perfectly in terms of where Kellin was at, where Justin was at, where I was at.
“There wasn’t any pressure. It was just a lot of fun, and I think getting back to the basics of just having fun was the ultimate goal. I think that was achieved, and you can hear that throughout the record and in Kellin’s lyrical content. I actually think what was ‘fun’ for him was being able to get everything off his chest. Everything was therapeutic for him, and he feels so great now because of that process.”
You can catch Sleeping With Sirens in Europe on the remaining dates of their How It Feels To Be Lost tour, and in North America on their Medicine tour with Set It Off, Belmont and Point North that kicks off in early 2020.
You can grab your tickets here and check out a full list of dates below.
11/14 – Koln, Germany @ Live Music Hall
11/16 – Frankfurt, Germany @ Batschkapp
11/17 – Munster, Germany @ Skaters Palace
11/18 – Muncher, Germany @ Technikum
11/19 – Zurich, Switzerland @ Dynamo
11/21 – Milano, Italy @ Alcatraz
11/22 – Wien, Austria @ Flex
North America dates:
01/08 – Lincoln, NE @ The Bourbon Theatre
01/10 – Joliet, IL @ The Forge
01/11 – Minneapolis, MN @ Skyway Theatre
01/12 – Lawrence, KS @ The Granada
01/14 – Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall
01/15 – Salt Lake City @ The Depot
01/17 – Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues Las Vegas
01/18 – San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom
01/20 – Tucson, AZ @ Encore
01/22 – Dallas, TX @ House of Blues Dallas
01/23- Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall
01/25 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
01/26 – Nashville, TN @ The Cowan
01/28 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
01/30 – Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
01/31 – Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Soundstage
02/01 – Worcester, MA @ Palladium
02/04 – Clifton Park, NY @ Upstate Concert Hall
02/05 – Toronto, Canada @ Phoenix Concert Theatre
02/07 – Pontiac, MI @ The Crofoot Ballroom
02/08 – Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection
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