Hurricane Irene forces bands to cancel concerts

Hurricane Irene

Perhaps the tragedies at the Indiana State Fair and Pukkelpop Festival have brought attention to the fact that bad weather at concerts can not only be inconvenient, but can have deadly consequences. With Hurricane Irene taken into consideration, promoters have decided not to take any risks this weekend. As a result, dozens of concerts have been canceled or postponed. Click through to see a list of some of these concerts.

Dave Matthews Band – DMB Caravan Governors Island: Saturday and Sunday shows postponed

Afro-Punk Festival – Commodore Barry Park in Brooklyn, NY: canceled

Styx – South Shore Music Circus in Cohasset, MA: canceled.

Mary Chapin Carpenter – Sandler Center in Virginia Beach, VA: Rescheduled for October 6th

Pat Benetar – August 27th and 28th at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, VA: canceled

Kenny Chesney – Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, NC: Pushed up to August 26th.

Out In The Streets Fest – Brooklyn Fireproof in Brooklyn, NY: canceled.

Charlie Parker Jazz Festival – Marcus Garvey Park in Manhattan, NY: postponed.

Rib Rock Festival – Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY and PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ: canceled.

Jagged Edge – Central Park, New York, NY: rescheduled for September 21st.

Silopanna Music Festival – Crownsville, Maryland: canceled.

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