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Green Day Glasgow gig promoter sues stage firm for £1.3m over cancelled show.

Green Day Glasgow gig promoter sues stage firm for £1.3m over cancelled show.
A music promoter is suing a stage building firm for £1.3million over the cancellation of a massive outdoor concert by Green Day.

Paul Cardow and his firm PCL organised the gig in Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park in July 2017, which had to be called off at the last minute due to heavy rain.

Now, Cardow has raised an action at the Court of Session in Edinburgh against Glasgow Stage Crew Ltd.

The firm, which is based in Winchburgh, West Lothian, was responsible for providing the stage for the concert, which was also due to feature Slaves, Rancid and The Skids.

New Rolling Loud Fest called off amid HK protests

<div>New Rolling Loud Fest called off amid HK protests</div>
The festival, announced in July, would have become the city’s first two-day hip-hop festival and feature performances by US talent including Wiz Khalifa, Migos, Playboi Carti and Ski Mask the Slump God. A spin-off of the flagship Miami event, Rolling Loud Hong Kong was set to take place this weekend, 19 and 20 October, at the Art Park in West Kowloon Cultural District.

Organiser Live Nation Electronic Asia broke news of the cancellation this morning, announcing on social media that, “after consulting with security experts, it has been determined that it is not possible to organize [sic] the upcoming Rolling Loud Hong Kong edition as we had hoped without endangering the safety and well-being of our fans, artists and staff.”

Stabbing causes cancellation of BBC 1xtra Event

<div>Stabbing causes cancellation of BBC 1xtra Event</div>
A BBC Radio 1Xtra Live event at Arena Birmingham (15,800-cap.) was halted on Saturday night (5 October) after rapper Krept, real name Casyo Johnson, was the victim of a knife attack backstage.
The victim, one half of the duo Krept and Konan, was not billed to perform at the event, which is hosted each year by urban radio station BBC 1Xtra.
Wizkid, Ms Banks and French Montana were among those due to perform at the NEC Group-owned arena on Saturday. The concert was halted shortly after a surprise performance from London rapper AJ Tracey.

Police issued a statement saying the rapper had “sustained a slash wound during an assault at around 10 p.m.” Onsite medical staff attended to the injury, with no hospital treatment needed. The rapper tweeted on Sunday confirming his safety.

Metallica cancel Australian stadium tour as frontman enters rehab.

<div>Metallica cancel Australian stadium tour as frontman enters rehab.</div>
Rock legends Metallica have cancelled their upcoming stadium tour of Australia and New Zealand just weeks before it was due to begin.
In an emotional note to their Aussie fans, the remaining band members have revealed that frontman James Hetfield has entered rehab for his ongoing addiction issues, forcing the cancellation of the tour that was due to start on October 17.

The band’s Australian tour promoter Live Nation say that, while all tickets will be refunded, they are working with Metallica to secure new tour dates.

Why Egyptians want Jennifer Lopez’s show cancelled

<div>Why Egyptians want Jennifer Lopez’s show cancelled</div>
Lopez is due to perform at her first concert in Egypt on Friday as part of her current world tour ‘It’s My Party’. The 50-year-old superstar has outraged many fans in Egypt and in the Arab world after she performermed at concert in Tel Aviv last week and visited the occupied city of Jerusalem. She appeared in images praying at a holy Islamic site in the city claimed by Jews.

Lopez has since come under heavy criticism in Egypt.

Snow Patrol cancel Glastonbury performance as bandmember Johnny McDaid needs immediate neck surgery

<div>Snow Patrol cancel Glastonbury performance as bandmember Johnny McDaid needs immediate neck surgery</div><div><br></div>
The band were due to take to The Other Stage this Friday, June 28, but writing on its official Facebook page, lead singer Gary Lightbody announced they had been forced to pull out of their slot.

Meanwhile Gary reassured fans the band would be back for their tour of Asia, Australia and New Zealand in a couple of months time.

Snow Patrol cancel gigs as guitarist 'loses power of hand'

<div>Snow Patrol cancel gigs as guitarist 'loses power of hand'</div>
They were due to continue their European tour in Denmark and Germany but those shows will now be rescheduled.
The band said the lead guitarist and backing vocalist could not play his guitar.

"Like a hero he played the show in Werchter with the same problem," the band said in a tweet, "but ended up having to play most of the set with one finger.

"He’s now lost the use of all his fingers and needs rest and rehabilitation."


The Who concert cancelled in Edmonton

<div>The Who concert cancelled in Edmonton</div>
Fans of The Who are receiving notifications that the legendary rock band’s concert at Rogers Place in Edmonton has been cancelled.

The concert was originally scheduled for Oct. 23.

“Unfortunately, your upcoming event was cancelled,” reads an email to fans from Ticketmaster. “The good news is we already refunded your money including fees. It should post to your account within 7–10 business days.”

Ed Sheeran's Hong Kong concert cancelled due to lightning storm

<div>Ed Sheeran's Hong Kong concert cancelled due to lightning storm</div>
Perfect singer Ed Sheeran has apologised over an imperfect outing for fans in Hong Kong.

Many fans posted their outrage after the show, which they waited for hours in the rain, was cancelled on Thursday (April 18) because of a thunderstorm.

Ozzy Osbourne “frustrated, angry and depressed” about postponing tour for health reasons.

<div>Ozzy Osbourne “frustrated, angry and depressed” about postponing tour for health reasons.</div>
Ozzy Osbourne fans who were excited to see the Prince of Darkness on tour this year will have to hold on to their tickets a while longer as the singer tackles health issues. 

Ozzy Osbourne postponed all of his 2019 tour dates for his "No More Tours 2" run as he recovers from an injury sustained while dealing with a recent bout of pneumonia, according to Iowa Events Center. The 70 year old fell at his home in Los Angeles and aggravated years-old injuries from a 2003 ATV accident.

“I can’t believe I have to reschedule more tour dates. Words cannot express how frustrated, angry and depressed I am not to be able to tour right now," Osbourne said, according to the news release. "I’m grateful for the love and support I’m getting from my family, my band, friends and fans, it’s really what’s keeping me going."