Live Nation Nixes At Least Six Shows In New York Following Irving Plaza Shooting


NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) — Following a deadly shooting at a T.I. concert at Irving Plaza that left one dead and three others wounded, concert promoter Live Nation has pulled the plug six upcoming shows in the market.

According to Rolling Stone, the schedule changes affect six shows at both Irving Plaza and the Gramercy Theatre, including Joey Bada$$, Marc Miller and Vince Staples, who were scheduled to perform at Irving Plaza on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, respectively. Also canceled, or postponed were Appetite for Destruction, Black Pistol Fire and YG, who were performing at the Gramercy on Friday, Saturday and Monday nights respectively.

Rolling Stone reported that many of the acts are in negotiations to relocate shows to alternative venue this weekend with Black Pistol Fire moving their show to Saint Vitus in Brooklyn on Saturday.

According to Rolling Stone, the scheduling changes are a joint effort between the NYPD and Live Nation. It is unclear at the time of publication if additional shows will be affected. – Staff Writers