Morrisey pulls out of Benicassim festival due to "technical difficulties with his private aeroplane"
MORRISSEY has cancelled his appearance at Spain’s BENICASSSIM festival at the eleventh hour.
He was due to open the bill on the main stage at 9.20 tonight (August 7) and the show would have been his first performance on Spanish soil.
However, he called the festival shortly before his performance to inform them that he wouldn’t be appearing due to “technical difficulties with his private aeroplane”.
An official statement has been issued, which reads: “Due to a technical problem with our airplane on Saturday, we were forced to return to London rather than continue on our way to Spain. We offered to play on Sunday and had booked other flights, but the festival was unable to accomodate us – thus we were forced not to play.
“Morrissey and the band were very much looking forward to playing at Benicassim, and will return to Spain as soon as new dates can be arranged.”
Organisers revised the line-up to fill the gap.