Paramedics took 36 fans to the hospital after an
At least 50 EDM fans at Wednesday's
There were no fatalities, and medical personnel believed all symptoms were relatively minor. Witnesses described a packed scene of teenagers and early-twentysomethings on the dance floor, some of whom told the Globe that it was difficult to breathe or move around.
Avicii also performed last weekend at
Michael Bosse, the deputy superintendent for Boston EMS, told the Globe that there may have been club drugs like "molly" in circulation, but authorities have not confirmed that it specifically contributed to any of the illnesses.
The show was the kickoff date of Avicii's new East Coast U.S. and European tour. The artist, born Tim Bergling, has earned two Grammy nominations and scored several pop hits with "Wake Me Up" and "Le7els."