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
Michelle Shocked Sits in at Her Own Canceled Show
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)

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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