Widespread Panic Show Goes On After Pre-Show Fire

Yesterday marked the second full day of Panic en la Playa at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. According to a report from Tree Thugger, a fire broke out on the thatch roof of building #2 before the show went on as planned. Thankfully, there were no injuries caused by the fire. A representative from the Hard Rock tweeted, "Thanks to our well prepared staff, it caused no harm and got extinguished on time. Keep enjoying. We're looking after you."

[Photo via @GTfanGT]

Widespread Panic's second of four performances went on without a hitch. While the band didn't mention the fire from stage, there was one reference at the end of the show:

Stay tuned for photos from Day Two of Panic en la Playa. In other news, Widespread Panic have added a new summer date. The band will play Artpark Amphitheatre in Lewiston, NY on June 17. Tickets go on sale March 28 at 10 a.m. ET.

[Published on: 3/19/14]

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