Concert billed as a healing event shortcircuited by power outage show closed

MECHANIC FALLS, Maine – A concert at a Maine farm that was the scene of a hayride fatality last fall was cut short by a power outage.WCSH6 television reports ( ) that the event at Harvest Hill Farm in Mechanic Falls had been billed as a “healing event” from two tragedies.The featured band — Jack Russell’s Great White — was onstage at a Rhode Island nightclub 12 years ago when a pyrotechnic display ignited a fire that killed 100 concert-goers.Saturday’s “Party in the Pasture” was being held at the same farm where 17-year-old Cassidy Charette was killed last fall when a vehicle-drawn hayride crashed into the woods.A power outage at about 10 p.m. prevented the band from taking the stage. Event organizers say that a transformer near the site blew out and the power company said it would take about two hours to fix. Town ordinances required that the concert wrap up by 11 p.m. Concert billed as a ‘healing event’ short-circuited by power outage; show closed down early by The Associated Press Posted Aug 16, 2015 8:59 am MDT Last Updated Aug 16, 2015 at 9:40 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more