CINCINNATI, OH (CelebrityAccess) — A concert by Brantley Gilbert scheduled for Thursday night at Riverbend Music Center in Ohio has been canceled due to ongoing flooding in the area.
JUST ANNOUNCED: Due to the unprecedented amount of rainfall over the past few days causing the rapid rise of the Ohio River, the @brantleygilbert concert at Riverbend Music Center tomorrow, June 20 has been postponed. A rescheduled date will be announced in the coming days. pic.twitter.com/7f5ZMzR2ZF
— Riverbend Music Ctr. (@riverbendpnc) June 19, 2019
The concert featured Gilbert, along with supporting acts Michael Ray and Lindsay Ell. As of yet, no word has come for a rescheduled date.
Following the cancellation, Gilbert took to social media to apologize to his jilted fans.
“I hate seeing the flooding that is (going) on in the area and want to be sure y’all are staying safe out there,” Gilbert wrote. “I don’t like postponing shows but we can’t risk the safety of our band, our crew and our fans.”
Despite the cancellation, the team at the Riverbend noted that Friday’s govt mule concert scheduled for Friday will proceed as planned.