Band Perry Concert called off after threats: Man arrested


The Band Perry called off their show in Delaware on Sunday night after threatening on Twitter. Delaware State Police have arrested one of two people apparently responsible for making the threat which resulted the cancellation of the show just 15 minutes earlier the opening act was set to commence.

Master Cpl. Gary Fournier, State Police, said in a statement, “due to heightened security concerns and for the safety of the public.”

The Delaware News Journal reports that the 35-years-old Dzmitry N. Papou turned himself in at Troop Monday night. Delaware State Police charged him with felony terroristic threatening and, released him on $20,000 unsecured bail issuing no contact order with Americana Bayside where the Band Perry was set to perform. Police  also said that they have also identify the other man who was also involved with the threats but due to investigation is ongoing police have not arrested him.

The trio tweeted a message on it’s Twitter saying, “To our friends + fans in Delaware Due to heightened security concerns, and for the safety of our fans, the show has been rescheduled for August 17. While we are sad we don’t get to see you tonight, we love you and security our top priority. We’ll see you soon.”

Alyson Cunningham, a spokeswoman for the foundation, said, “I think the patrons that were planning on attending and any patron of the Freeman Stage was happy to hear that safety was our No. 1 concern,”

The Band Perry’s next concert is scheduled for Tuesday, July 5 Lewiston, NY.


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