The devastating tragedy that struck the Indiana State Fair just before Sugarland‘s performance and killed five people, has left a lot of the nation rattled, and it looks like Janet Jackson, Maroon 5 and Lady Antebellum are no exception.
These performers have all decided to cancel their upcoming shows at the fair after the incident that occurred on Saturday.
This is what they had to say…
Each musical act took to their personal blogs to explain to fans what led to axing the shows.
Lady Antebellum’s site read, “As a result of the terrible tragedy that occurred at the Indiana State Fair on August 13th, several bands have made the difficult decision to cancel their shows. Lady A’s appearance, which was scheduled for August 19th will no longer be taking place. Ticket refunds will be honored by returning to the original point of purchase.
Janet’s website kept it short with, “Due to the recent tragedy at the Indiana State Fair, officials have canceled all of the concerts that were scheduled to take place on Wednesday, August 17th, including JANET,” and reassured fans that their money will be refunded.
Meanwhile, Maroon 5, who was scheduled to perform with Train, decided to relocate instead of completely canceling the concert all together. “All previously purchased Train and Maroon 5 tickets for the show at the Indiana State Fair will be honored at Conseco Fieldhouse on the night of the show…The Artists, Indiana State Fair and Conseco Fieldhouse will all donate the entire proceeds from the concert to the Indiana State Fair Remembrance Fund,” read a statement on the band’s site.
by BRUNA NESSIF