Pennsylvania Newspaper Looks Back At Guns N’ Roses 1991 Gig In Hersheypark Stadium
A Pennsylvania newspaper looked back at Guns N’ Roses gig at Hersheypark Stadium in 1991. It turned out it was part of a summer concert series that generated a lot of complaints from the public and forced the cancellation and rescheduling of the subsequent shows. Sadly there’s no photos from the article of the gig. The article states the following:
Do you remember the Guns ‘N Roses concert at Hersheypark Stadium in 1991?
You know, the one that prompted hundreds of Derry Twp. residents to complain about the noise and bad language.
Police said at the time that 17 people were arrested for DUI, disorderly conduct and assault. Workers said the mess left behind was the worst they had ever seen.
The June 11 concert – attended by 27,000 people – was part of the Hershey Entertainment and Resort Co. summer concert series.
By the end of June, the series was canceled.
In mid-July four of the last 10 concerts were rescheduled.
That included the Beach Boys who performed July 28.
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