Peter Frampton had a meltdown at a concert Sunday night, and fans are not pleased.
Frampton was opening for The Steve Miller Band at Treasure Island Resort and Casino in Red Wing, Minnesota, when he got into an altercation with a cameraman, then walked off the stage.
The cameraman had been focusing on a fan in the audience who was holding aloft a copy of Frampton Comes Alive — Frampton’s much-revered 1976 live album — instead of the man himself, who at that moment was playing a guitar solo.
One fan, Jeffrey Borg, took to Facebook to describe the incident: “He went over to the cameraman and tried to yank the camera out of his hands. He then walked off stage. He came back with the screens off and finished the show, not well.”
Other fans expressed their dismay on social media, and their solidarity with the man Frampton lashed out at.
Kevin Smith, public relations manager for Treasure Island, told KARE11, “He goes off stage, we talked to him backstage, and he didn’t want the video boards on, so we turned them off. It was an interesting few minutes … and the show went on.”
Frampton, meanwhile, has not officially responded, though he did tweet about the incident in response to a supportive fan.