Michael Bublé is putting safety first on his North American tour.
The singer revealed that he has been forced to cancel a concert in Austin, Texas after a venue failed to meet his safety standards amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
— Michael Bublé (@MichaelBuble) September 14, 2021
Taking to Twitter on Monday, Sept. 13, Bublé wrote, “I had to cancel my 20th September show in Austin, Texas. I am really sorry because I have always loved performing there.”
“My commitment to complete my tour after all the postponements was agreed to under the terms that it would not put a single person in danger.”
Bublé added, “Though we tried, I was sadly unable to facilitate this for my Austin show. There was no other choice but to cancel. My conscience and heart wouldn’t allow it.”
Austin’s Frank Erwin Center also issued a statement about the situation on Twitter.
— Matt Largey (@mattlargey) September 14, 2021
“Though the University of Texas is confident in the health in the health and safety protocols and procedures that are in place for large scale events, we are not in a position to expand on those as Michael Bublé requested,” it read. “Therefore, the artist has decided to cancel his Austin date.”
Bublé previously shared an important message about COVID-19 at the beginning of the pandemic.
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