R&B star Lionel Richie rescheduled his gig at New York City’s Madison Square Garden over the weekend after the show had already started, outraging fans.

The show, a part of the Sing a Song All Night Long tour, was set to take place with Earth, Wind, & Fire on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. However, one hour after start time, fans were met with an announcement: the show would no longer go on as planned.

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The gig will now kick-off on Monday, ahead of his show in Philadelphia on Aug. 15.

Fans were not only outraged with the last-minute rescheduling — they were also confused. Richie, a seasoned artist, has been touring for over five decades. While ticketholders will be able to keep their tickets for the newly-scheduled show date, those who traveled out-of-state are out-of-luck and are likely opting for a refund.

His not-so-timely manner was met with a few choice words from eventgoers, some even questioning the authenticity of his statement.

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Lionel Richie & Earth Wind & Fire – 2023 Sing a Song All Night Long Tour Dates

Mon Aug 14 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
Tue Aug 15 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
Fri Aug 18 – Washington, DC – Capital One Arena
Sat Aug 19 – Baltimore, MD – CFG Bank Arena
Tue Aug 22 – Atlanta, GA – State Farm Arena
Fri Aug 25 – Fort Lauderdale, FL – FLA Live Arena
Sat Aug 26 – Tampa, FL – Amalie Arena
Tue Aug 29 – Austin, TX – Moody Center
Fri Sep 01 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
Sat Sep 02 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center
Tue Sep 05 – Denver, CO – Ball Arena
Fri Sep 08 – San Francisco, CA – Chase Center
Mon Sep 11 – Seattle, WA – Climate Pledge Arena
Tue Sep 12 – Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena
Fri Sep 15 – Los Angeles, CA – Kia Forum