When the bomb threat was called in to 911 an hour into the Rolling Stones set at Scott Stadium at the University of Virginia, there had already been enough excitement about the event in Charlottesville. But as per emergency preparedness plans, the threat, which was deemed credible, delayed but in the end did not overly disrupt the Oct. 6 concert.

Larry Wilson, SMG’s general manager of the under-construction John Paul Jones Arena, which opens on that campus in July 2006, was the po...


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