Michelle Shocked Sits in at Her Own Canceled Show

Gig nixed after anti-gay controversy
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 29, 2013 12:13 PM CDT
Alternative folk singer Michelle Shocked reads signs outside Moe’s Alley nightclub in Santa Cruz, Calif., Thursday, March 28, 2013.   (AP Photo/Thomas Vincent Mendoza)
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(Newser) – The Michelle Shocked saga continues: The singer staged a sit-in at what was supposed to be her own show last night, after the California gig was canceled due to her recent anti-gay controversy. Shocked covered her face and put tape reading "Silenced By Fear" across her mouth. She wouldn't speak, just strummed her guitar and pointed to a sign inviting onlookers to write on the white disposable safety suit she was wearing with a marker, the AP reports. Moe's Alley in Santa Cruz replaced Shocked with other acts after last week's uproar. (Read more Michelle Shocked stories.)

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