Louis Tomlinson’s live performance at Colorado’s Crimson Rocks Amphitheatre needed to be canceled on the final minute on account of a extreme hail storm.
At round 9:30 Wednesday night time, concertgoers had been eagerly ready for the “Two of Us” singer to take the stage, when all of the sudden, giant hail stones began dumping down on them.
Regardless of dashing to search out shelter, seven folks had been taken to the hospital and an extra 90 had been handled for cuts, bruises and damaged bones within the medical tents.
Many followers’ vehicles had been additionally broken within the storm.
One fan informed CBS Colorado that the venue warned them in regards to the incoming storm simply moments earlier than the chaos.
“We didn’t anticipate it to occur. It was identical to, ‘Oh, warning take shelter,’ then unexpectedly, increase!” Mikayla Ingram stated.
Only a few hours later, the previous One Path singer tweeted he was “devastated” about having to cancel the present.
“Sending all my love out to everybody that was affected by the intense climate at Crimson Rocks final night time,” Tomlinson wrote in another statement on Thursday. “I hope everybody has made it dwelling safely and anybody injured is on the mend, it was devastating to see so lots of you influenced.”
He additionally thanked his crew and the primary responders for his or her “pace and care” in dealing with the state of affairs in such “excessive circumstances.”
Tomlinson, 31, is slated to play in Seattle, Wash., on Saturday for the subsequent cease on his “Religion within the Future World Tour.”
This week has been a wild week for concert events, with lots of the incidents involving loopy fan encounters.
Bebe Rexha needed to get stitches on Sunday night time after a careless concertgoer hurled a cellphone at her face whereas she was performing in New York Metropolis.
Video from the occasion reveals the “I’m Good” singer, 33, falling to her knees in ache after being hit within the eye.
The alleged attacker, Nicolas Malvagna, was later arrested and charged with assault.
Simply days later, a person rushed on stage in direction of the tip of Ava Max’s live performance in Los Angeles.
Whereas he was being escorted out by safety, the person slapped the “Candy However Psycho” singer within the face.
“He slapped me so exhausting that he scratched the within of my eye,” Max, 29, tweeted after the present. “He’s by no means coming to a present once more thanks to the followers for being spectacular tonight in LA although!!”