Last week, Austin police responded to at least 370 calls reporting suspicious packages but found nothing risky in the wake of three package bombs that killed two people and wounded two others. Tonight's show has been cancelled.
An Austin concert set to star The Roots was abruptly canceled because of an unspecified "security concern", event organizers said Saturday night.
The Roots' scheduled Saturday evening performance at the annual South By Southwest festival was cancelled minutes before they were expected to go on stage, owing to an emailed bomb threat to Live Nation Music. "Trevor Weldon Ingram, 26, was taken into custody and charged with Terroristic Threat, and 3rd Degree Felony".
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The Bud Light event was cancelled at 9:40 on Saturday as a precaution.
Ludacris, Dermot Kennedy, Jessie Reyez, Rapsody, Tank & the Bangas were among the musical performers and groups booked to perform alongside The Roots.
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The Roots' performance would have been the third edition of a Bud Light Fair Market event at the popular SXSW conference and festival, which celebrates the tech industry and the arts.
"Your safety and the safety of all fans at SXSW is our most important priority", the company wrote on Twitter on Saturday.
A statement from sponsors Bud Light reads: "Due to a security concern, we have made the hard decision to cancel tonight's Bud Light x The Roots SXSW Jam". Police say there is no indication of any ongoing security threat related to this incident. "Thanks for understanding", he tweeted.
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The news follows the killing of two people in three package-bomb explosions in Austin this past month.
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