We all know that country megastar Luke Bryan makes the ladies go crazy. But, at Luke’s (Dierks Bentley, Lee Brice, and Cole Swindell were also on the bill) Saturday night show in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the ladies (and gentlemen) took the “parking lot parties” to a whole new level!
Just to put the insanity into perspective, the statistics are as follows: fifteen fights; 154 9-1-1- calls for police services; 100 calls for medical services; thirty-four transports to the hospital; thirty-seven non-traffic citations (twenty for scalping, ten for public urination, six for disorderly conduct, and one for public intoxication); seven arrests (three for public intoxication/trespass, two for assault, one for disorderly conduct, and one for an outstanding warrant). Aside from the first responders having quite the eventful night, those with the responsibility of cleaning up the exterior of Heinz Field (home to the Pittsburgh Steelers) also had their work cut out for them. Tailgaters, some who arrived nine hours before the show, left behind heaping piles of trash, resulting in an exorbitant expense to the city.
Unfortunately for Pittsburgh’s personnel, this isn’t the first time country music fans have wreaked havoc at Heinz Field. Last year, following a Kenny Chesney and Eric Church show, the clean-up crew was left with 45,000 pounds of trash of which to dispose. Not to mention the seventy law enforcement-related issues that took place at that event.
Sounds like the ‘Burgh may want to consider laying down the law at Heinz Field before they let any artist “play it again.”
Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley, Lee Brice, and Cole Swindell stopped at Heinz Field as a part of Luke’s “That’s My Kind of Night Tour.” The Steelers’ home stadium was announced as one of several football stadiums to be played by the award-winning, chart-topping Luke during this tour.
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