Zac Brown Band Denied Entry at Canada Border, Cancels Live performance – Billboard


Zac Brown Band canceled its live performance in Vancouver on Friday (Oct. 21) after a few of the group’s members had been denied entry on the Canadian border.

Frontman Zac Brown took to social media simply hours earlier than the live performance at Rogers Area to interrupt the information to followers.

“We’re sorry to announce that we gained’t have the ability to carry out in Vancouver tonight. Our Canadian followers are unbelievable, and we’d love nothing greater than to share a night of music collectively,” Brown wrote in an announcement on Fb.

“A few of our crew members had expenses on their information from over a decade in the past which have since been eliminated. Our staff has commonly carried out in Canada for 10 years, together with two performances this yr alone.”



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The singer defined that every time the group has traveled to Canada, its members have “been on the mercy of a single border agent who decides who’s allowed in to work, and sadly, not everybody was in a position to make it within the nation final night time.”

Brown concluded, “We’re a household, a tribe. We stick collectively and help one another and we by no means depart anybody behind. As a band who prides themselves on exhibiting up with pleasure and professionalism, we’ll at all times play the place we’re welcome and appreciated, and we’re so sorry we will’t be there tonight.”

Rogers Area wrote on its web site that the present was canceled “as a consequence of unexpected logistical points” and that tickets can be refunded at level of buy.

Learn the Zac Brown Band’s full assertion on Fb beneath.

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