Sugarland Holds ‘Moment Of Silence’ After Their Stage Collapses, Killing 5 People [VIDEO]

August 20th, 2011 // Leave a Comment

According to RadarOnline, Sugarland has been dealing with a tragedy that occurred before their performance at the Indiana State Fair. High winds caused the stage to collapse, injuring 45 people in the crowd and killing 5 others. When Sugarland was finally able to take the stage, they called for a ‘moment of silence’.

“While music cannot change the events and losses at the Indiana State Fair, it can hopefully serve as a ritual and a balm to provide comfort and facilitate healing in this time of great sorrow.”

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Seen here, Sugarland duo Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush perform their song “Love” in Albuquerque, on Aug. 18th during a tribute for the victims of a stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair. Sugarland returned to the stage on Thursday night in Albuquerque for their first performance since the collapse. People gathered beside the stage on August 13th in Indianapolis, Indiana. This is a terrible tragedy but Sugarland seems to be handling it as appropriately as possible.

See the video after the jump!

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