The Weeknd needed to postpone his Toronto tour kickoff tonight (July 8), the results of a nationwide outage of Canada’s foremost telecommunications firm. The Rogers Telecommunications outage resulted in disrupted web and cellphone service all throughout the nation, however doesn’t but have a timeline for being repaired. “This one hurts essentially the most, and we are going to make this present occur, however sadly not tonight,” Abel Tesfaye wrote in an announcement. Learn the remaining beneath.
From Toronto, The Weeknd will choose up on July 14 in Philadelphia. He’ll proceed by the USA—plus a cease in Vancouver—with Kaytranada, Snoh Allegrah, and Mike Dean in tow. Doja Cat was initially slated to open for the Weeknd on his Daybreak FM dates, however she needed to drop out as a consequence of tonsil surgical procedure. A make-up date for Toronto has not but been introduced.
I am crushed & heartbroken. Been on the venue all day however it’s out of my palms as a result of of the Rogers outage. Operations and security are compromised and I attempted my best possible. This one hurts essentially the most, and we are going to make this present occur, however sadly not tonight. I understand how lengthy you’ve got been ready and the way laborious numerous you labored to make it to the present and expertise this particular second with me. I can not wait to see you all.