North Carolina Concert Organizers Say They Followed Rules

August 20, 2013

Organizers of a Christian music concert in Shelby, N.C., earlier this month say they followed the safety rules in building a stage that collapsed during a storm.

The Charlotte Observer reported that Bobby McLamb says he’s confident that L&N Productions of Hickory did a good job of putting the stage together.

No one was hurt when the roof over the stage collapsed Aug. 10, hours before a planned concert at the Cleveland County fairgrounds.

McLamb is with Artists & Attractions of Raleigh and says he had never seen a roof collapse over a stage.

McLamb says he’s used L&N for more than 20 years and will continue to do so.

The event was part of the American Legion World Series concert series and featured the Christian rock band MercyMe.

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