Keith Urban cancels Blossom concert, stuck at NY airport

CLEVELAND - Country singer Keith Urban didn't make it to his scheduled concert at Blossom Music Center Thursday night.

He was grounded in New York City because of severe thunderstorms. Urban posted a video to YouTube with a message to Clevelanders and an apology.

The concert is re-scheduled for Sunday. Those that can't make it will get a full refund.

Watch is apology below, mobile users go to: http://youtu.be/p5LBUYw9-BM

This is the statement from LIve Nation:

KEITH URBAN GROUNDED DUE TO WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORMS IN NORTHEAST; SHOW RESCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY NIGHT SEPTEMBER 15th BLOSSOM MUSIC CENTER

Thunderstorms in the Northeast have wreaked havoc on New York City area airports, grounding Urban's plane which was to take off Thursday afternoon for Cleveland.

 "We've been waiting hours and hours, waiting to take off, but they've had these planes grounded pretty much all afternoon waiting for the storms and lightning to pass by," said Urban.

Urban's performance was rescheduled for Sunday night at Blossom Music Center and is now being billed as "an evening with" scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. He is expected to perform songs that have not yet been played during his "Light The Fuse Tour" and has promised "to play way longer then we would've tonight – it's all that we can do to make it up to you," he added.

Those not able to make the show on Sunday evening will be eligible for a full refund. Fans should look for information that will be provided on Sept. 16, starting at 7:30 a.m. regarding the refund policy.

 

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