Several events have been cancelled or postponed in North America, as Hurricane Dorian approaches the east coast of the USA.
The category five hurricane, which is the second strongest Atlantic hurricane on record, hit the Bahamas on Monday. It has killed five people to date and destroyed many homes.
The Rolling Stones, who recently postponed events due to Mick Jagger’s illness, brought their show at Miami’s 65,326-capacity Hard Rock stadium forward one night to Friday evening because of the category five storm.
Chris Brown’s Miami show, meanwhile, was cancelled without a new date set. It was set to take place at the BB&T Center on Sunday evening. An automatic refund has been issued via Ticketmaster.
Elsewhere, Miami-born Pitbull postponed his appearance at the Los Angeles County Fair on Sunday and Mexican musician Marco Antonio Solis rescheduled his two Florida shows over the weekend for 20 October at Orlando’s Amway Center (20,000 capacity) and 26 October at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami (21,000 capacity).
Dutch DJ Afrojack cancelled his Miami appearance at Story Nightclub (1.400 capacity) on Friday.