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Summerfest cancels act over sexual assault allegations

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MILWAUKEE (WISN) -- Summerfest is canceling one of its performances over allegations of sexual assault.

BoDeans co-founder Sam Llanas has been pulled from the lineup. Tessa Neumann, the stepdaughter of frontman Kurt Neumann, says she was molested by Llanas for more than a decade, and it started when she was just nine years old.

Llanas is denying the claims and has not been criminally charged.

Llanas was supposed to open for Third Eye Blind on the Miller Lite Oasis on June 30.

Summerfest released a one-line statement saying, "Sam Llanas and Milwaukee World Festival Inc. have mutually agreed that he will not perform at Summerfest this year."

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