We should have seen it coming. Before I even had the chance to finish a pre-show pint at the Crystal Ballroom's neighboring Crystal Hotel on Sunday night, two paramedics rushed through the bar’s doors to fetch water for a concertgoer who had overdosed on drugs. I later found out it was just a 16-year-old kid who couldn’t handle his pot brownie (according to a paramedic), but the tone for the evening was set. This... read more
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