SHANGHAI (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Aerosmith has pulled out of a pair of Asian festival dates, claiming that the promoter failed to live up to their contractual obligations.
The two affected dates included the festival Sonic in Shanghai on August 21st and for Rock Sonic day in Taipei on August 24th.
While the band did not disclose the nature of the contractual contretemps, Very Aspect Culture Group
Very Aspect Culture Group, the promoter for Aerosmith’s Taiwan date said the problem originated in Shanghai and carried over to Taiwan.
“There were some problems related to technical issues and ticket sales in Shanghai,” a spokesman for Very Aspect Culture Group told the Taipei Times.
“It’s kind of complicated,” the spokesman added, noting that the cancelation could cost the company as much as $2 million USD.
In a post on the band's website, Aerosmith frontman Steve Tyler wrote: “We are extremely upset to have disappointed our dedicated fans. They have welcomed us into their country and due to uncontrollable circumstances we will not be able to perform. We were so excited to share our music with them and look forward to one day returning and giving them the show they deserve.” – Staff Writers