Seventeen people were arrested at the Eminem and Rihanna concert Thursday night at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, police said.
Five suspected scalpers were arrested, along with nine people suspected of public intoxication – two of whom were hospitalized for treatment of inebriation, police said.
Two other arrests were made for outstanding warrants and another was for suspicion of spitting on an officer.
The arrests were made before, during and after Thursday night’s concert.
Thursday’s show kicked off the three-city, six-date Monster Tour starring rapper Eminem and singer Rihanna. Thursday was the first of two shows scheduled at the Rose Bowl.
The duo’s second show at the Rose Bowl is scheduled for Friday night. As of Friday morning, tickets were still available.
The Monster Tour will visit New York City next week and wrap up in Detroit the week after.
City News Service contributed to this report.