Indiana fair moves Maroon 5, Train show, proceeds go to charity
A concert featuring Maroon 5 and Train that was scheduled to take place Thursday (8/18) at the Indiana State Fair has been moved to an Indianapolis arena, where it will serve as a benefit for victims of Saturday's (8/13) tragic stage collapse.
The Maroon 5/Train show will now take place Thursday at Conseco Fieldhouse. Those who purchased tickets to see the show at the fair can use them for admission to the new venue, and all proceeds will benefit the Indiana State Fair Remembrance Fund, according to the fair's website.
According to the site, the bands are donating their performance fees to the charity, as are volunteers from Conseco Fieldhose, IATSE Local 30 Stagehands, ESG Security, Levy Restaurants and others.
The two remaining shows that were scheduled to take place at the Indiana State Fairgrounds -- Janet Jackson on Wednesday (8/17) and Lady Antebellum on Friday (8/19) -- have been canceled.
About 12,000 fans were on hand at the Indiana State Fair to see Sugarland perform on Saturday when a 70-MPH wind gust collapsed the stage. Five people were killed and dozens injured.