GUNS N' ROSES Turns Up 90 Minutes Late For Manchester Gig, Plays Two Hours Past Curfew

According to the Manchester Evening News, GUNS N' ROSES turned up over 90 minutes late for last night's (Monday, October 18) concert at the M.E.N. Arena in Manchester, England and played until 1:10 a.m. — well past the arena's 11:00 p.m. curfew.

Starting at 10 p.m. there were audible boos from the audience who had become increasingly impatient while waiting for GUNS N' ROSES to arrive, according to the report. The band eventually hit the stage at 10:35 p.m. and performed a "blistering" two-and-a-half-hour set that included some of GN'R's biggest hits, like "Sweet Child O'Mine", "You Could Be Mine" and "Paradise City".

A spokesman for the M.E.N Arena said: “The M.E.N Arena holds a 24-hour entertainment licence. However, to tie in with local transport links, we always ask that shows finish by 11:00 p.m. The majority of acts comply with this policy, however GUNS N' ROSES have a well-publicized history of late performances of which their fans are fully aware. Last night's late finish would have been no surprise to the majority of fans."

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