- The band was playing at a beach resort in Tanjung Lesung, one of the tourist centres in Pandeglang.
- In a tearful Instagram post, frontman Riefian Fajarsyah said the band’s bassist and road manager had been killed.
Dramatic video posted online showed the tsunami that struck Indonesia smashing into an open-air concert, hurling members of a pop band from the stage and slamming into the audience.
Riefian Fajarsyah, lead vocalist of the band “Seventeen” later posted an emotional video to his 260,000 Instagram followers in which he said the group’s bassist and road manager were killed.
The band were playing Saturday night to a large crowd in a marquee at the Tanjung Lesung Beach Resort on the western tip of Java when the wall of water hit.
On the video, fans can be seen clapping and cheering before a wave rips under the stage, sending the band members and their equipment crashing into the men and women dancing at the front.
The shocking video then suddenly stops.