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Rapper Mickey Avalon Gets Into Scuffle With Bowl Security

Brief Altercation Erupts Between Performer and Staff at Sunday Show


The on-stage acts weren’t necessarily the only thing to watch on Sunday at the Santa Barbara Bowl stop on the Blazed and Confused tour. Around 7:45 p.m., while the vast majority of attendees were enjoying the Snoop Dogg performance, rapper Mickey Avalon got into a scuffle with a member of the security crew working that night at the Santa Barbara Bowl.

Witness accounts vary why exactly Avalon and security ended up in a physical confrontation, but as photos of the incident show, Avalon threw at least one punch and had to be restrained by security. The matter was resolved within about 30 seconds of when it began and without any apparent serious injury to either party.

Staff at the Bowl declined to comment in the matter. A call to Mission Security, the company that provided the security detail for the event, was not returned.

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