Panorama Festival Cancels Friday Night Performances Because Of Severe Weather

Panorama Festival Cancels Friday Night Performances Because Of Severe Weather

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NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) The Panorama Festival on New York’s Randall’s Island was evacuated Friday night because of sever weather, canceling performances by The Weeknd, Migos, Dua Lipa, Father John Misty and others.

“We are evacuating the island due to severe weather,” organizers tweeted late Friday afternoon. “Please exit the way you entered. Ferries and shuttles are running and the pedestrian bridge is open. Panorama has been cancelled for today and we will see you tomorrow.”

Billboard reports Friday night was canceled after one stage collapsed.

The entire New York area was placed under a severe thunderstorm watch, according to the National Weather Service, with gusts approaching 65 mph. Lightning and flash flooding were forecast for Manhattan.

Information regarding refunds and pro-rated ticket pricing has been published on the festival’s website.

The lineup still includes The Killers, David Byrne, SZA, Janet Jackson, Fleet foxes and others.

The Governors Ball on Randall’s Island had to shutter its Sunday performance in 2016 because of severe weather, knocking out shows by Kanye West, and Death Cab for Cutie, among others.

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