Silicon has been dropped from the Laneway Festival in Adelaide after a run-in with police.
The New Zealand musician, Kody Nielson (brother of Unknown Mortal Orchestra's Ruban Nielson), took to Twitter to explain the bizarre incident.
I just got kicked out of @lanewayfest and fined for kissing a cops gun during our set. Your guns are useless. Peace!— S I L I C O N (@S_I_L_I_C_O_N) February 5, 2016
Nielson wrote: "I just got kicked out of @lanewayfest and fined for kissing a cops gun during our set. Your guns are useless. Peace!."
Our show is nothing but love and positivity yet I always get treated like a criminal for being unpredictable— S I L I C O N (@S_I_L_I_C_O_N) February 5, 2016
He went on to apologise to his fans for not being able to perform: "Sorry to our fans but we've been pulled from @lanewayfest because of this stupid gun incident. F**k (sic) Lameway festival and f**k (sic) the police."
Laneway Festival has declined to comment on the situation.