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The Amity Affliction’s Joel Birch Explains Why He Called Out A Fan For Wearing A Trump Jersey At A Live Show (Updated)


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Update: January 07th, 2018 11:51 AM:

The man who claims to have worn the Trump jersey has identified himself via a Twitter exchange with Birch. That exchange can be found below:

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Meanwhile, Garrett Russell, frontman for Silent Planet who opened the show, also shared some details of the man in question’s alleged behavior at the show that night:

Original Story:

Joel Birch, vocalist of Australian outfit The Amity Affliction, has taken to Twitter to further explain his decision to call out an individual that was wearing a jersey that apparently showed support for current U.S. President Donald Trump. That incident took place during the band’s set at the Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas, NV last night, January 05th.

While there doesn’t appear to be footage of the callout, Birch hit up his Twitter after the show to elaborate on his actions:


The band are currently out on the below co-headlining tour with Senses Fail that also features Silent Planet and Belmont:

01/08 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Live!
01/09 Houston, TX – House of Blues Houston
01/11 New Orleans, LA – Joy Theater
01/12 Orlando, FL – House of Blues Orlando
01/13 Tampa, FL – The Orpheum
01/15 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
01/16 Charlotte NC – The Underground
01/18 Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live!
01/19 Worcester MA – The Palladium
01/20 Philadelphia, PA – Franklin Music Hall
01/22 New York, NY – PlayStation Theater
01/24 Montreal, QC – Club Soda
01/25 Toronto, ON – Phoenix Theatre
01/26 Detroit, MI – Majestic Theatre
01/27 Cleveland, OH – House of Blues Cleveland
01/29 St. Louis, MO – Delmar Hall
01/30 Chicago, IL – Concord Music Hall
02/01 Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
02/02 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex (Grand Room)
02/04 Seattle, WA – The Showbox
02/05 Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
02/07 Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
02/08 Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst
02/09 Los Angeles, CA – The Regent

[via Altpress.com]

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