Counting Crows were forced to cancel a concert last night in Madison, Wisconsin due to weather, unforeseen circumstances, and safety at the show.
The band was supposed to perform at Breese Stevens Field, but took to Twitter just 30 minutes before the concert was expected to start on Wednesday to cancel.
Due to weather, unforeseen circumstances, and safety the show tonight in Madison, Wisconsin has been canceled. Refunds will be given at point of purchase.
— Counting Crows (@CountingCrows) September 19, 2018
Additionally, the FPC Live posted that the show was cancelled “due to the artist’s stated concerns about potential weather in the area.”
Fans took to Twitter to explain the situation. While some said that the stage was flooded earlier, delaying load-in and sound check, others said that the sky looked clear and there was no sign of bad weather. Some fans noted that the cancellation could also be because there was a shooting in the area earlier that day.
Nonetheless, the show has been cancelled and there is no foreseeable postponement. Refunds will be available at point of purchase.
Counting Crows have been playing on a 40+ date tour throughout the summer with the band Live opening at select dates for their 25th year anniversary. Their final show was supposed to be in Wisconsin – now they will end the trek with performances at Nashville’s Pilgrimage Festival this Saturday and at Kentucky’s Bourbon & Beyond Festival on Sunday.
Following the U.S. festival appearances, the group will head to the UK for shows at Dublin and London’s Bluesfest.
Check out Counting Crow’s upcoming festival appearances below.
Counting Crows Tour Dates 2018
September 22 — Franklin, TN @ The Pilgrimage Festival
September 23 — Louisville, KY @ Bourbon & Beyond Festival
October 27 — Dublin, IE @ Bluesfest – 3 Arena
October 28 — London, UK @ Bluesfest – O2 Arena
February 15 – 16, 2019 — Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands @ KAABOO Cayman