Fire Alarm Scare Brings Joanne Shaw Taylor To A Halt

MANCHESTER, UK (CelebrityAccess) — Music fans were forced to evacuate during a concert by British blues guitarist Joanne Shaw Taylor on Tuesday night after a fire alarm sounded during the show.

Taylor was performing at a sold out show at the Manchester Royal College of Music when the fire alarm sounded amidst the second song of her set. Fortunately, it proved to be a false alarm and after a short wait on the street, the crowd was re-admitted to the venue.

Taylor, who was discovered by Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics when she was 16, is touring in support of her latest album "The Dirty Truth." Taylor also played as lead guitar for Annie Lennox's band at the Diamond Jubilee Concert in London and more recently, performed a concert at Buckingham Palace.

The remaining November UK tour dates as follows:

November 6 – Aberdeen The Lemon Tree
November 7 – Glasgow Arches
November 8 – Stockton Arc
November 12 – Exeter Corn Exchange
November 13 – Falmouth Princess Pavilion
November 14 – Salisbury City Hall
November 15 – Birmingham Town Hall
November 18 – Cardiff The Globe
November 19 – London O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
November 20 – Bury St Edmunds The Apex

-Staff Writers

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