Jay Reatard Attacked Onstage In Austin

Two crowdmembers have been arrested after attacking Jay Reatard during a gig in Austin, Texas.

Reatard had taken to the stage at the Emo’s venue around midnighton Wednesday (December 9) and played a 40-minute set before announcing his final song. He was then reportedly attacked by two members of the crowd, reports Austin360.

The first man was tackled by security staff, before a second man ran onto the stage and went for Reatard, who reportedly defended himself with his mic stand.

Police later confirmed that two men were arrested after the incident. Michael Buehrer, 20, and Peter Aravello, 23 have both been charged with public intoxication.

Source NME

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