Country crooner Hunter Hayes has canceled his St. Louis concert at Chaifetz Arena Thursday night over fear of possible Ferguson rioting in the wake of a pending grand jury decision.

According to the singer’s press release, he will reschedule the performance for next year.


Hunter Hayes cancels concert st louis

“Out of respect for Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s declaration declaring a state of emergency in Missouri, Hunter Hayes’ Thursday, November 20 show at Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis has been cancelled,” a press release announcing the cancellation said. “Tickets will be reimbursed at the point of purchase. At this time, all other University related events at Saint Louis University this week are planned to go on as scheduled.” h/t kmov

The cancellation is believed to be the first of its kind after the Governor imposed a state of emergency in the embattled state.

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