Canceled rap concert starts nightclub riot

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A riot broke out at a nightclub after a rapper canceled a performance.

It happened around 2:30 a.m. Saturday at Whiskey River, located at 4570 Pio Nono Avenue.

Rapper “Lil Boosie” was scheduled to perform, but when people found out the show was canceled, things got out of control.

Tickets for the show were sold by M.B.P. Promotions in Tennessee. The concert tickets continued to sell on the same day of his performance.

According to a Bibb County Sheriff’s Office news release, three people were injured when people started throwing items and knocking over tables.

Those injured were treated at the scene.

No arrests have been made in this case.

Anyone with information is asked to call Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 751-7500 and ask to leave a message for the “on-call” Property Investigator or call Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

Categories: Bibb County, Local News

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