Hayes cancels St. Louis show due to state of emergency
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
– Hunter Hayes' show slated for Thursday in St. Louis was cancelled due to a state of emergency declared by the governor due to a pending decision by a grand jury looking into the fatal shooting of a Ferguson, Mo. black youth by a white police officer.
Hayes said on his web site, "Out of respect for Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's declaration declaring a state of emergency in Missouri, Hunter Hayes' Thursday, November 20 show at Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis has been cancelled. Tickets will be reimbursed at the point of purchase. At this time, all other University related events at Saint Louis University this week are planned to go on as scheduled. Hunter assures his fans that he will be back to St. Louis in 2015."
The grand jury hearing is hearing evidence on the Michael Brown shooting and will meet Friday. The jury is deciding whether to charge Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting in August.
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