The Band Perry Cancel Performance After Receiving Threats

Posted: Jul 5 2016, 7:56am CDT | by , Updated: Jul 5 2016, 10:36pm CDT, in News | Latest Celebrity News


The Band Perry Cancel Performance After Receiving Threats
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The Band Perry cancel their performance in Delaware following threats from two male suspects.

The Voice star Christina Grimmie’s death came not only as a tragic shock but an alarming one as well. No one could have imagined that the young singer would be shot outside her own concert.

It has definitely raised alarm among all the performers and musicians. Their lives and the lives of the fans are all in danger from assailants like the one involved in Grimmie’s case. 

That was the number one concern on Sunday when the country sibling band, The Band Perry cancelled their performance in Delaware. The band was allegedly threatened by two men who were present in a nearby building and threatened violence if the band performed at the Freeman Stage at Bayside, Selbyville at 7:30pm.

The band, organizers and the security authorities got together to discuss the threats. After much deliberation, they decided to cancel the performance.

According to Patti Grimes, executive director of the Joshua M. Freeman Foundation that runs events at the Freeman Stage in Delaware, the decision was taken considering the safety of the band and the audience as well. They said that any such event also poses the threat to the audience and the attendees. 

Delaware police has already released the photos of the two suspects from the surveillance footage. It suspects are two white men which the police believe made the threatening comments.

According to DailyMail, one man was wearing a green T-shirt and shorts and the other was wearing a purple T-shirt and blue shorts. They are believed to be between 20 and 30 years old. 

The Band Perry took to Twitter to thank all their fans. They wrote that they were sad that they were not performing. However, their main concern was everyone’s safety. In addition to that, the show has been postponed to August 18th while other ticket buyers can ask for refunds.

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