Rewind 2011: No. 1 – Stage Collapses Before Sugarland’s Indiana State Fair Performance

Moments before Sugarland was scheduled to take the stage at the Indiana State Fair on August 13, a deadly storm with wind gusts of 60-70 mph rolled in, causing the main stage to collapse. Seven people were killed and dozens more were injured. This raw video clip posted by a concert-goer on YouTube shows the [...] Read More

Sugarland Returns to Indiana for an Emotionally-Charged Concert

Sugarland returned to Indiana Friday night for a free concert at Indianapolis’ Conesco Fieldhouse. The emotionally-charged concert was a celebration of healing, life and music as well as a tribute to the victims of the stage collapse in August at the Indiana State Fair that killed seven. When the show began, Jennifer Nettles revealed the [...] Read More

Tour Manager’s Last Second Decision Likely Saved Sugarland & Crew

Pollstar reports that a last second decision by Sugarland’s tour manager, Hellen Rollens, likely saved the lives of Sugarland and their band Saturday night. Taking in the ominous sky over the Indiana State fair, she made the decision to hold everyone backstage moments before they were scheduled to go on. A minute later, a 60 [...] Read More