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Wisconsin musician was to perform at site of deadly Oakland warehouse fire

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Posted at 1:39 PM, Dec 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-05 10:50:57-05
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A Madison-based electronic musician was supposed to perform at an Oakland, California, warehouse where a deadly fire broke out at a late-night dance party.
 
Joel Shanahan performs as Golden Donna. The Capital Times  reports Shanahan posted on Facebook that he is safe.
In his post Saturday morning, Shanahan said he does not have "the words to describe the terror and heartbreak" that he feels.
 
Officials say the death toll from the fire has risen to 24. Officials anticipate that the number will rise.
 
Friday night's event was to feature Golden Donna's 100 Percent Silk West Coast tour. Officials believed 50 to 100 people may have been in attendance.