Members of the band that opened for Nigerian singer Davido at the House of Blues on Aug. 31 told the Boston Licensing Board today that the singer's beefy security entourage beat them up and chased them out of the backstage room where they had been enjoying a post-concert snack. Read more.
A male employee of the House of Blue was fired after he was discovered having sex with a female patron in a second-floor men's room in November, the venue's manager told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.
City Councilor Steve Murphy wants the Garden, the House of Blues and other concert venues to explain what they're doing to prevent a recurrence of incidents involving young concert goers collapsing from drug use.
The Boston Licensing Board yesterday voted to suspend the House of Blues' liquor license for three days because of a March 19 incident in which fire inspectors ordered the place shut down when they found beer kegs and a trash barrel partially blocking exits during a concert - and band members toking up backstage.