Bombings Force Concert Changes
Sum 41‘s July 7 gig at The Astoria was called off, as was a performance by The Prodigy at Brixton Academy scheduled for the same day. Representatives for the venues and bands have not announced whether the dates will be rescheduled.
Maceo Parker had planned to finish a run at Jazz Café July 7, but his show has been postponed to November 28.
Blue‘s July 7 concert at Wembley Pavilion was axed, but the group’s shows the next two nights at the same venue are still on. It is unclear whether the first show will be made up later.
Two shows at Hyde Park have been postponed for a week: Queen + Paul Rodgers was moved from July 8 to July 15, and R.E.M. was shifted from July 9 to July 16.
At least 33 people were killed and hundreds injured when four blasts ripped through the subway system and a double-decker bus on the morning of July 7.