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Watch protesters crash the St. Louis Symphony to sing 'Justice for Mike Brown'

Watch protesters crash the St. Louis Symphony to sing 'Justice for Mike Brown'

Demonstrators seeking to highlight Michael Brown's killing interrupted the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra's performance Saturday night with an impromptu concert of their own.

As the orchestra prepared to go on after intermission, a couple of protesters rose from their seats and started singing an updated version of the civil rights song "Which Side Are You On?" with lyrics about Brown, the unarmed black man who was killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. More people soon joined in as protesters unfurled three banners from the balcony.

After the brief interruption, protesters left voluntarily while chanting, "black lives matter" to a smattering of applause from some in the audience, and from some on stage. --Jon Terbush