Contact Us

Josh Abbott Band Was in Las Vegas During Deadly Mass Shooting

Lubbock country singer Josh Abbott, his bandmates and his fiancee are all safe following the deadly shooting in Las Vegas that has claimed more than 50 lives.

Josh Abbott Band was in Las Vegas this weekend as part of the Route 91 Harvest Festival lineup. The band performed on the main stage.

According to the singer, authorities evacuated them from the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino — the same location that 64-year-old Stephen Paddock used to carry out a shooting that has claimed more than 50 lives and injured more than 400 others.

Abbott hasn’t updated his Twitter since just before 1 a.m. His fiancee, Taylor, was apparently not evacuated along with the band, but she is safe, he said. The couple got engaged this past July and have a baby together.

Just after midnight, Abbott had tweeted that there was an active shooter near the band.

We’ll update this story with more information as it’s available.

More on the Route 91 Shooting

Jake Owen Recounts Route 91 Festival Shooting From Side-Stage

Chris Young Took Cover in Trailer Behind Stage During Las Vegas Shooting

Get the Lonestar 99.5 Newsletter for More News


Interview

Josh Abbott Is Feeding Hurricane Harvey Victims

 

 

 

Best of KFYO

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kfyo.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for KFYO Advisory Board quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive KFYO Advisory Board contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.