A crowd of angry concertgoers tried to storm Tulsa's BOK Center after it announced the cancellation of the Travis Scott concert Monday night just hours before it was scheduled to start.
Arena officials said that “technical productions issues” caused the show to be rescheduled to March 26.
The cancellation enraged fans who had already gathered outside the arena. Some members of the crowd threw objects, including a security barrier. Others attempted to rush the front doors of the arena.
Tulsa police said pepper balls and pepper spray was used to help disperse the crowd.
According to reports, the angry mob smashed one of the glass doors at the arena’s entrance.
Crowd agitated after tonight's Travis Scott show at BOK Center postponed; police deploy pepper balls https://t.co/TCnGznW525 pic.twitter.com/yb7pMM2AqB— Tulsa World (@tulsaworld) February 12, 2019
No arrests, no injuries reported following disturbance outside BOK, but one of the doors at the main entrance was smashed. @KTULNews pic.twitter.com/bVEGhlXTDZ— Burt Mummolo (@MummoloNews) February 12, 2019
Scott tweeted an apology at 7:30 p.m. for moving the show. He told fans he didn’t want to give them an “incomplete show.”
BOK Center officials said that all tickets for Monday's performance would be honored March 26.
I’m outside the BOK Center downtown where TPD Sgt. Brandon Smith said officers had to use pepperball launchers to disperse a large crowd after they smashed a door to the building. The sold-out Travis Scott concert tonight was postponed to March 26 only hours before the show. pic.twitter.com/p3aaT5Qh7r— Stetson Payne (@stetson__payne) February 12, 2019
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