TIBET FREEDOM CONCERT POSTPONED

The show, which was due to take place on September 15, is pulled due to "unexpected scheduling complications and logistical issues"...

The UK leg of the TIBETAN FREEDOM CONCERT, scheduled for September in LONDON, has been postponed.

This year’s event was due to take place in the city’s Brockwell Park on September 15, with a headline performance from The Beastie Boys, along with Pulp and Joe Strummer. Robbie

Williams was also being targeted to play the event.

However, according to a posting on the website www.tibetanfreedomconcert.com , the show will now not take place due to “unexpected scheduling complications and logistical issues”.

The statement reads: “We are sorry to announce that we must postpone the Tibetan Freedom Concert in London this September due to unexpected scheduling complications and logistical issues.

“We will take this time to continue our political work and to transfer the energy generated in the planning of the London event to an alternative event to be announced at a later date.

“To all the fans who waited so eagerly for this opportunity to show their support for the Tibetan cause, we would like to encourage you to stay involved.

This is a critical time for the people of Tibet; now, more than ever, they need your help. The Milarepa Fund, Free Tibet Campaign, and Students for a Free Tibet offer numerous ways to participate in this worthy cause.

“We especially wish to extend our gratitude to all of those who worked so hard putting the event together and hope that everyone will keep the Tibetan people in their hearts and minds as we plan for the future.”

An official spokesperson for the festival confirmed the postponement to NME.COM today (August 11), but was unable to give any more information. NME.COM will bring more information as and when it is announced.