Band play bedside gig in hospital for fan injured in SXSW crash – watch

Jared & The Mill performed one-off show for teenage fan Mason Endres

Band play bedside gig in hospital for fan injured in SXSW crash – watch

Photo: Colin Kerrigan

A survivor of the car crash at the South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, was given a private bedside show by her favourite band while recovering in hospital. Scroll down to watch footage of the show now.

Mason Endres was one of the 23 injured in the incident in which two people were killed by a drunk driver. She is currently recovering in local hospital St David's Medical Center after suffering a cervical spine fracture, broken nose, broken femur and severed artery.

Her injuries meant she missed the performance by her favourite band, folk act Jared And The Mill. Endres is friends with members of the band and, upon hearing what had happened, they arranged to perform for her in the hospital.

"It's been quite a rollercoaster," Endres' father Dan told Statesman.com. "She's going to be fine. There are some people out there that are not as lucky as us." Six other patients from the crash remain hospitalized, four in serious or critical condition.

"She was on monitors when we told her that Jared was coming, and her heart rate jumped way up," her father adds. I think the pure excitement of everything has gotten me through today. I felt better than I ever imagined I thought I would feel in a hospital."

The driver of the vehicle which injured Endres, named by Austin Police Department as Rashad Owens, has been charged with two counts of capital murder. The names of those killed in the crash have been released. They are Steven Craenmehr, 35, from Amsterdam, who worked for the MassiveMusic music agency, and local woman Jamie Ranae West, 27. Austin Police Department have also released names of most of those injured, whose ages range from 17 to 29.

South By South West 2014 saw a performance in which Lady Gaga was suspended over a grill and later vomited on. Jay Z and Kanye West reunited The Throne for a one-off performance, Jarvis Cocker unveiled the new Pulp documentary, Neil Young announced plans for his Pono music service and Coldplay previewed tracks from their new album 'Ghost Stories'.


Read More On This Artist

More News
Father John Misty releases exclusive track 'I Loved You, Honeybee' on heart-shaped vinyl
Wire unveil new video for 'Burning Bridges' – watch
Migos arrested mid-show for drug and gun possession
Peter, Bjorn and John unveil first new song in four years – listen
Nicolas Jaar confirms first solo release in four years
'Boardwalk Empire''s Michael Shannon to perform The Smiths' 'The Queen...
Joan Jett performs with Dave Grohl and Miley Cyrus at Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame - watch
Copies of U2's 'Songs Of Innocence' Record Store Day release sold with Tool EP inside
Fall Out Boy: 'No one else can do anything the way Green Day does'
Jay Z wins lawsuit against sound engineer claiming co-ownership of hit songs
Kanye West joins the Weeknd onstage at Coachella - watch
Glastonbury resale tickets sell out in 12 minutes
Laurie Anderson, Patti Smith, Karen O and more pay tribute to Lou Reed at Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
Paul McCartney inducts Ringo Starr into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
Florence + The Machine unveil new track 'As Far As I Could Get' - listen
Foo Fighters play Ohio record store for Record Store Day, Dave Grohl arrives on motorcycle
Run The Jewels release new track 'Bust No Moves' - listen
Florence + The Machine's second Coachella set cut to 30 minutes due to broken foot
Four Tet plays surprise set at London's Phonica for Record Store Day - watch
Jay Z's Tidal streaming service parts ways with CEO just two weeks after launch
Video evidence of Suge Knight's alleged hit-and-run attack released by court - watch
Prince's Facebook page allegedly hacked, hacker says he 'doesn't care about his...

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM