As Hurricane Matthew continues to move towards the Florida east coast after battering the Bahamas overnight, artists have cancelled or rescheduled several concerts planned throughout the region for the rest of the week. The storm is expected to be a Category 4 storm at the time it reaches Florida. Winds are reaching 160 miles per hour.
Below is a list of major concerts that have been cancelled or rescheduled. This post will be updated.
Luke Bryan cancelled his October 5 show in Gaston, South Carolina, since it would impact traffic in the area. Full refunds will be provided to ticket-buyers.
Garth Brooks rescheduled two shows he had scheduled for Orlando this weekend. He will perform two shows on Saturday and two on Sunday.
As Billboard notes, The Chainsmokers postponed a Miami show until November 4.
Insane Clown Posse cancelled their show in Jacksonville, Florida.
Henry Rollins postponed his October 5 show in Ft. Lauderdale, as well as the October 8 date in Orlando and the October 9 show in Ponte Vedra. They will be rescheduled, but the dates have not been announced yet.
The band Dirty Heads postponed a show in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Several performances in the Orlando area have been cancelled. The Addams Family at the Athens Theater, Bye Bye Birdie at the Theatre at the Js and Beauty and the Beast at the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center are among the shows cancelled.
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