Jason aldeanSaturday’s concert at the Wharf in Orange Beach has been canceled due to the threat of bad weather from Hurricane Ida. The date has been postponed to October 31, promoter Red Mountain Entertainment announced via a press release.
Aldean was scheduled to perform in Alabama on his “Back in the Saddle” tour with HARDY, Lainey Wilson and DeeJay Silver. The 7:30 p.m. show was the second of two dates in a row at the country star’s scheduled venue. Friday’s concert went as planned.
Tickets purchased for Saturday’s show will be honored for the new date, the Ticketmaster website said. The concert is not sold out; seats priced at $ 29.75 to $ 175 are available through Ticketmaster. The layout of the Wharf includes seating on three levels and a standing pit in front of the stage.
The Aldean team announced the cancellation and the postponed date via Twitter and on the artist’s website.
Due to the impending tropical storm, Jason’s concert originally scheduled for Saturday at @TheWharfOBA will be postponed to 10/31/21. All tickets will be honored for the new date. For refund information or questions, fans can contact your point of sale. Please stay safe! pic.twitter.com/RjV7XfOj6G
– Jason Aldean (@Jason_Aldean) August 28, 2021
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey declared a state of emergency starting at 2 p.m. Saturday for 27 coastal and western counties in anticipation of the hurricane’s arrival Ida.
The counties subject to the state of emergency are Baldwin (which includes Orange Beach), Bibb, Choctaw, Clarke, Colbert, Conecuh, Dallas, Escambia, Fayette, Franklin, Greene, Hale, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Marengo, Marion , Mobile, Monroe, Perry, Pickens, Sumter, Tuscaloosa, Walker, Washington, Wilcox and Winston.
The declaration of a state of emergency indicates that there is a possibility of strong winds, floods and tornadoes that can damage property and cause blackouts of power and utilities.
Aldean’s concert was canceled Friday night before the state of emergency was announced. However, Hurricane Ida was looming and weather reports had predicted it would affect the Gulf Coast.
Those unable to attend the postponed date of October 31st should contact Ticketmaster to inquire about refunds.
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