Panic! At The Disco drop touring guitarist just before sell-out Australian tour
Panic! At The Disco confirmed that their touring guitarist Kenny Harris will no be with them on their upcoming Australian tour after sexual misconduct claims emerged on Twitter.
The band stated that Harris “will no longer be performing with us because of a personal matter.”
A fan claimed on social media that Harris – who joined for live shows in 2013 – Harris exchanged messages with her while she was under the age of consent, sharing screenshots to support her claims.
Harris has not yet directly responded.
In the meantime, Panic! At The Disco’s Australian tour, which begins next week has sold out shows in Adelaide, Brisbane and Melbourne.
Promoter Frontier Touring has announced more seats for the Saturday, October 6 date at Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena, due to production release.
These are new seated tickets and a limited amount of general admission.
Pop songwriter E^ST has been added to open for all shows.
The 19-year-old Melisa Bester, hailing from South Africa and now based on the NSW Central Coast, has an EP Life Ain’t Always Roses released on October 26 through Warner Music.