Bamboo: We are not to blame for UP Fair riot

Members of the popular rock band “Bamboo” have cried foul over reports that blamed them for the February 13 riot that critically injured a campus police at the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City.

“There are some articles that came out in the newspapers and some news clips [implying] na our concert aren’t safe because of that February 13 event in the UP Fair. First of all, it wasn’t a Bamboo concert but was the annual UP Fair,” Bamboo’s manager, Pancho Gonzalez, told “SNN: Showbiz News Ngayon.”

Reports said, while Bamboo was performing on stage, a group of teenagers had tried to force their way inside the concert venue, triggering the riot. Almost 20 people were reportedly injured including university police Ramon Mondrigo.  [Read full story...]

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