Manch­ester KISS con­cert can­celled af­ter at­tacks

Cape Breton Post - - Entertainment -

MANCH­ESTER, Eng­land - KISS has can­celled its show at the arena where deadly ter­ror­ist at­tacks oc­curred at an Ari­ana Grande con­cert in Manch­ester, Eng­land, ear­lier this week. Live Na­tion an­nounced Fri­day that the rock group’s May 30 con­cert at Manch­ester Arena will not take place. Band mem­bers Paul Stan­ley, Gene Sim­mons, Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer said in a state­ment that they “are heart­bro­ken by the atroc­ity com­mit­ted against the in­no­cent vic­tims of Manch­ester.”

The bomb­ing on Mon­day night claimed the lives of 22 peo­ple. Re­funds for the KISS show will be granted to all tick­ethold­ers at the point of pur­chase.

The band said its “thoughts and prayers are with the fam­i­lies and friends of those af­fected and all the peo­ple of Manch­ester at this dif­fi­cult time.”

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