Sewage Shuts Aoki Show

A crowd waiting for a Steve Aoki performance at the Buchanans Event Center in El Paso, Texas, erupted into a riot when officials pulled the plug before the show could start.

Police said a sewage leakage in the venue became a health threat to the 2,000 fans in attendance and they were forced to call things off, the local KTVU reported. Many in the crowd lost their cool upon hearing the news.

“It was crazy!” Concertgoer Joel Quintana told the station. “There were some riots and people fighting and then police got there and started kicking people out of the building.”

Aoki took to Twitter for help finding a place he could play that night and El Paso’s downtown Club 301 Nightlife apparently delivered.

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A short while later, his impromptu performance was shut down but Aoki promised to return, tweeting, “cops shut it down but it was legendary at 301. Coming back at some point for a rescheduled show. I love you guys.”