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...]