Man Arrested After Threats Cause The Band Perry to Cancel Show

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The Band Perry were forced to cancel their performance in Selbyville, Delaware, on July 3. The group posted the below message on their social media accounts, citing security concerns.

According to, 35 year old Dzmitry N. Papou has been arrested after allegedly making comments that led to the cancelation. Papou made “alarming comments” to a front desk employee that led the cancelation of the show 15 minutes before opener Melissa Alesi took the stage. Officials have not elaborated on what the comments were.

Papou was arrested on felony terroristic threatening, issued a no contact order with the venue, and released on $20,000 unsecured bail. Police have identified a second man involved in the incident, but have not arrested him.

The venue was said to have their awareness heightened after the murder of Christina Grimmie in Orlando.

The Selbyville performance has been rescheduled for August 17.