We've all heard that joke, right?

In all seriousness, though, a friend posted this video of an impromptu concert at Toronto Pearson International Airport yesterday as all flights were either delayed or canceled due to the massive flooding throughout the city.

Of course, it's the Nine Days, when attending a live concert would be prohibited. Is it permissible to remain and observe the concert? Could one who hears about it by word of mouth, or who hears music coming from that direction, go to where it is taking place to observe it?

Sources, please.

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    Related: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/2151/5 – Seth J Jul 10 '13 at 17:28
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    You must poke your ears out immediately!!! – Double AA Jul 10 '13 at 17:30
  • @SethJ, is it a duplicate? – msh210 Jul 10 '13 at 19:23
  • @msh210, that one is radio. This one is live. If you can stand in line while the radio is playing, that does not mean you can stay and listen to the concert. If you can't stay and listen to the concert, that does not mean you can't stand in line while the radio is playing. Only a 'no' answer to the radio question would have a potential Kal VaHomer implication for the concert question. – Seth J Jul 10 '13 at 19:38
  • @SethJ, good point. – msh210 Jul 10 '13 at 19:38

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