JASON ALDEAN CANCELS HIS WEEKEND CONCERTS ‘OUT OF RESPECT’ FOR SHOOTING VICTIMS
Written by Warren Ellison on October 4, 2017
Jason Aldean is calling off his upcoming concerts in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Anaheim, California this weekend, in light of Sunday night’s mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. “As a result of what happened in Las Vegas this week, we have decided to cancel this coming weekend’s shows,” Jason says in a statement. “I feel like out of respect for the victims, their families and our fans, it is the right thing to do.” At least 59 people lost their lives and more than 500 were injured when alleged shooter Stephen Paddock opened fire on 22,000 fans during Aldean’s closing set at the outdoor festival. “It has been an emotional time for everyone involved this week,” he adds, “so we plan to take some time to mourn the ones we have lost and be close with our family and friends.” Aldean’s “They Don’t Know Tour” will resume October 12th in Tulsa, Oklahoma.