Las Vegas shooting massacre bringing attention to local event security

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BRISTOL, VA - Event security is one of the most important aspects of any large event, WXBQ radio personality Reggie Neel talks about the security that went into the recent concert at the pinnacle.

"We just had the concert last Friday night with Eli Young Band over at the Pinnacle, and there was a crowd of people there, crowd of people there, but it was pretty secure. You go through the gate, you have the backpack checks, you check the purses and they were doing that. They were doing everything they could just got to keep vigilance and watch out and make sure you're doing the right things. You got back stage passes for security, you've got passes for this area and that area and, you can't background check everyone coming to a concert, you just have to have faith," Neel says.

Neel says its important to always stay aware of your surroundings. He also says WXBQ hopes to host more events like the pinnacle concert, and security for those events is always a priority.