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Fans storm out of Crusty Demons motorbike show that consisted of FIVE MINUTES of stunts 

Hundreds of fans stormed out mid-way through a Crusty Demons daredevil motorbike show because it consisted of ‘boring interviews’ and just five minutes of stunts.

Fans who attended Campbelltown Sports Stadium in Sydney’s south-west on Saturday were promised carnage, death-defying stunts and ‘one hell of a show’. 

However, many of the 6,500 people who attended the show left half-way through and are now demanding refunds for their $139 tickets.

 

Hundreds of fans stormed out mid-way through a Crusty Demons daredevil motorbike show because it consisted of ‘boring interviews’ and just five minutes of stunts

Sydney woman Kimberley Jean Lewis (pictured) created the Facebook group 'Crusty Demons Petition' where angry attendees are helping each other get refunds

Sydney woman Kimberley Jean Lewis (pictured) created the Facebook group ‘Crusty Demons Petition’ where angry attendees are helping each other get refunds

Almost 600 people have complained about the show, and many have taken to social media to vent about their frustrations.

Sydney woman Kimberley Jean Lewis created the Facebook group ‘Crusty Demons Petition’ where angry attendees are helping each other get refunds.

‘We want our money back,’ the group description reads.

Sydney father Trent Williams said he was let down by the poor and limited views from his $139 VIP tickets.

‘VIP tickets were an absolute JOKE, worst seats in the venue. You couldn’t see s**t,’ he wrote.

The show consisted of an hour of ‘boring’ interviews that lasted 20 minutes for each rider before just a five-minute show of stunts.

The crowd was then told to ‘get drunk at the bar’ as they attempted to work through issues.

 Melissa Anderson said she travelled more than an hour from Wollongong to Campbelltown with a group of 14 people – including eight children – for the event, and had issues from the get-go.

Ms Anderson said she was first frustrated when booking as she was ‘unable to see where you are seated prior to purchasing tickets’.

‘Therefore the tickets in the centre of the stadium vs the edge of the stadium are the same price but you are unaware where you are going to sit until AFTER you have paid,’ she said. 

Fans who attended Campbelltown Sports Stadium in Sydney's south-west on Saturday were promised carnage, death-defying and 'one hell of a show'

Fans who attended Campbelltown Sports Stadium in Sydney’s south-west on Saturday were promised carnage, death-defying and ‘one hell of a show’

Ms Anderson said her tickets stated that the show commenced at 6pm, and while they got to the venue at 5.30pm, they didn’t get to their seats until two hours later.

‘When we arrived at our ‘bay’ there was no numbered seating and no one assisting on where to sit,’ she said.

‘We asked around and the crowd basically decided where your allocated seating was.’

Ms Anderson said there was no security presence at all despite crowds being full of children and people who were clearly drunk.

She said she was shocked the event had not been cancelled despite strong winds being forecast.

‘Out came the initial chit chat, but unfortunately that chit chat DID NOT STOP!!!,’ Ms Anderson said.

‘We braved the weather sitting in the seats for over an hour to watch 10 tricks and the rest talking about how dangerous the weather was and how brave they are for being there.’

Many of the 6,500 people who attended the show left half-way through and are now demanding refunds for their $139 tickets

Many of the 6,500 people who attended the show left half-way through and are now demanding refunds for their $139 tickets

Some said it was the worst event they've been too, while others called it a joke and organised poorly

Some said it was the worst event they’ve been too, while others called it a joke and organised poorly

Almost 600 people have complained about the show, and many have taken to social media to vent about their frustrations

Almost 600 people have complained about the show, and many have taken to social media to vent about their frustrations

‘There was 90% talking, 10% bike riding.’

Following the minimal stunts, the show announced an intermission when thousands of people started to head straight for the exit.

‘Once everyone has started leaving the announcers come out after we sat there for the half hour and announced the show has been cancelled due to the weather!’ she said.

‘I strongly believe it was due to the fact they had no crowd left. The entire VIP section was emptied.’

Newcastle father-of-three Ryan Baker said he was lucky he didn’t book accommodation, but drove three-and-a-half hours to and from the show.

‘We ended up driving home… what a total disaster of a show,’ he complained.

‘The event should have been postponed or cancelled from the start. The weather had been the same for days and it was predicted to stay that way.’

‘If you can’t even entertain or wow kids aged four to seven you are doing something wrong… I want a full refund.’

Mr Baker said most people walked out ‘in total boredom’ as the show was a ‘total train wreck’. 

Almost 600 people have complained about the show, and many have taken to social media to vent about their frustrations

Almost 600 people have complained about the show, and many have taken to social media to vent about their frustrations

Sydney father Trent Williams said he was let down by the poor and limited views from his $139 VIP tickets

Sydney father Trent Williams said he was let down by the poor and limited views from his $139 VIP tickets

‘I’ve never been to a worse event in my entire life. Hundreds and hundreds walked out in disgust,’ he told news.com.au.

None of the attendees are yet to be offered refunds, but have rather been offered tickets to the rescheduled event. 

A replacement show has been organised for November 16 at the same venue, with all ticketholders offered complimentary tickets to attend. 

‘I do not want to waste my time taking the 14 of us back there to be disappointed again with the event,’ Ms Anderson said.

‘We would like a refund as the show was cancelled, the event was chaos, the show was not at all what was advertised and the money we spent was not well spent.’

Organisers of the event, Complete Events Group, told news.com.au safety meetings were carried out throughout the day and they believed the show would go ahead.

But wind speeds reportedly picked up ‘dramatically’ which made the situation ‘life-threatening’ for some of the stunts. 

‘The speed of the wind and change in direction on Saturday night made it impossible for the riders to continue the show,’ Matt Mahoney from Complete Events Group said. 

‘No one is more disappointed than them, they wanted to put on the best show they could for the fans.’ 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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