New Jersey Woman Promoted Fake Sheryl Crow Concert, Police Say
Police arrested a Burlington Township, New Jersey, woman after they say she promoted a Sheryl Crow concert — but had not booked the singer to perform. Kelly Bryan, 42, of Burlington Township was arrested this weekend. Bail was set at $100,000.
The concert was scheduled for the Flying W Airport, a public-use airport in Lumberton that hosts events and also has a $95-a-night motel. The Burlington County Times reports detectives learned of the concert in May and contacted the airport to discuss public safety measures for the August 15th concert.
Cops then learned Crow hadn’t been booked to perform. Her concert schedule didn’t list the show (she’s at the Hollywood Bowl the week before). The paper says detectives suspect Bryan sold as many as 300 tickets to the fictional show and may have booked other bands for it.
Dear Fans;It has been brought to our attention that someone named KBR Promotion and Booking Agency,LLC is claiming to…
Posted by Sheryl Crow on Saturday, May 9, 2015
The website for Bryan’s company, KBR Promotions, lists an August 15th show featuring a “Major Artist.” She promoted the event as a Sheryl Crow concert on the Medford Facebook page earlier this month.
Posted by Dave Stielau on Saturday, May 2, 2015
A comment on the Sheryl Crow Facebook post from a Northeast Philadelphia laser light show operator show that he pulled a permit with the FAA for a laser light show that night.
Bryan is expected to make her first appearance in court later today.