Two die, one injured at an ABBA tribute concert

That headline is 100% accurate.

Two people are dead and a third has non-life-threatening injuries after a person either jumped or fell from the seventh floor of a concert hall in Sweden, landing on the crowd below.

Details are sketchy, but at 7:30 pm local time Tuesday night, about 30 minutes before an ABBA tribute show at a venue in Uppsalla, Sweden (ABBA’s hometown and about 70km north of Stockholm), a man in his 80s fell on a man and a woman in the open foyer below. The man is dead. The woman is in hospital.

Naturally, the concert was canceled.

More here and here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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