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I was really looking forward to this Saturday’s show at Club Five featuring Dilated Peoples, The Alchemist, Aceyalone, 88 Keys, TAMU, Flex Mathews and TEFLON. Needless to say, I was bummed when I saw this in my inbox:

From: Tamu
To: undisclosed-recipients
Sent: Mon Jun 09 12:07:24 2008

Good afternoon,

I regret to inform you because of wanna-be thugs the Dilated Peoples show at Club Five has been canceled until further notice. I am not sure of most of the details but from what I understand there was some violence that took place there last Tuesday night, and Thursday the venue was ordered to close for two weeks. I will bring you further details as they become available. My apologies to all who were anticipating this event as much as I was.

No word on a reschedule.

Update 3:36 p.m.: John Jackson, Chief of Enforcement at the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration, confirms that Club Five’s licenses has been suspended until Wednesday, June 18th due to the recent incident of violence inside the club.