Joey Bada$$ and Mac Miller gigs have been pulled by Live Nation
Concert promoters Live Nation have cancelled six upcoming gigs in New York City following last week’s fatal shooting at a T.I. show.
Joey Bada$$ and Mac Miller are among the artists to have had performances pulled in the wake of the incident. The cancelled gigs were all due to take place at the Irving Plaza, where the fatal shooting took place, or the Gramercy Theatre.
“In light of last week’s tragic event, we are acting with an overabundance of caution and coordinating a going forward strategy with the New York Police Department that may also include a curfew,” a spokesperson for Irving Plaza and Gramercy Theatre told Rolling Stone.
“Because these discussions with New York Police Department are ongoing, we will be postponing a few of our upcoming shows.”
Earlier this week rapper Troy Ave pleaded not guilty after being arrested following the shooting. The rapper appeared in court on May 30 after one person was killed and three others were left with gunshot injuries at the gig.
The victim of the fatal shooting was Ronald McPhatter, who was working as a security guard for Ave when he was shot. After CCTV footage of the incident was studied, Ave was charged with attempted murder and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon.
Support act Maino And Uncle Murda were performing when shots were fired at the third-floor VIP area of the Irving Plaza club at 10.15pm on May 25.