Five People Dead at The BPM Music Festival
According to multiple reports, the shooting took place at the Blue Parrot nightclub, which prompted in five casualties and at least fifteen injured. The organizers of The BPM Music Festival expressed their condolences in an official statement that was recently published on the festival’s Facebook Page:
“The BPM Festival has been working closely with the local authorities (Seguridad Publica / Policia Turistica) throughout the festival to ensure public safety and security for all visitors. We are overcome with grief over this senseless act of violence and we are cooperating fully with local law enforcement and government officials as they continue their investigation.
Our thoughts and prayers are with all the victims and their families and all those affected by these tragic events.
The BPM Festival Familia”
Mark Hao, staff writer and representative for Mix 247 EDM, attended this year’s BPM festival and is fine and was fortunately not around the calamity at the time.
The BPM Music Festival celebrated its 10th anniversary this year, with DJs, performers and electronic music connoisseurs from all across the world who were all present for this 10-day event. With the positive energy, atmosphere and happiness that music festivals tend to bring to the electronic dance music community, tragedy was probably the last subject to cross any festival-goer’s mind.
In regards to the shooting, various artists conveyed their own thoughts and horror about the tragic event via social media:
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