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KORN, BREAKING BENJAMIN And Others Forced To Cancel Performances At WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE Due To Thunderstorms

KORN, BREAKING BENJAMIN and SKILLET are among the many bands who have been compelled to cancel their performances Friday evening (Could 20) on the Welcome To Rockville competition on the Daytona Worldwide Speedway in Daytona Seaside, Florida after the occasion shut down early due to thunderstorms.

Shortly after 10:00 p.m., live performance promoter Danny Wimmer Presents launched a press release to followers on social media, saying: “We remorse to tell you that the forecast presently has a excessive danger of continued climate over the following few hours. There may be presently a break within the climate, so please exit the Grandstands instantly and calmly return to your car or campsite. Regretfully, the rest of tonight’s performances have been cancelled. Thanks and see you tomorrow (Saturday) at 12:30 p.m.”

The promoter’s announcement got here just a little greater than half-hour earlier than KORN, the evening’s headliner, was slated to take the stage.

Earlier within the night, it was introduced that MEGADETH wouldn’t make its scheduled Friday evening efficiency due to “journey delays.”

Welcome To Rockville opened on Thursday and was scheduled to function appearances by practically 90 acts over 4 days by means of Sunday (Could 22).

KISS headlined the occasion on Thursday, with GUNS N’ ROSES scheduled to shut the present on Saturday (Could 21) and NINE INCH NAILS on Sunday.

40,000 followers day by day have been anticipated to attend the competition, in accordance with the promoter.

Many followers who bought tickets for Friday’s performances have been understandably upset in regards to the cancelations, with some asking for a refund. Nonetheless, as per the Welcome To Rockville site, “No refunds or exchanges can be given on account of climate situations; and no refunds or exchanges can be given for inclement or extreme climate that necessitates an evacuation, delay or cancellation partly or entire of the occasion.”

It’s not presently clear if the climate situations will have an effect on any of Saturday’s performances. In accordance with the Nationwide Climate Service, there may be an 80% probability of rain all through the day and night, with rainfall quantities anticipated to be between a half and three quarters of an inch attainable. Tonight, there’s a probability of showers and thunderstorms earlier than 11 p.m., then remoted showers between 11 p.m. and a pair of a.m.

Welcome To Rockville was a preferred outside live performance competition fixture in Jacksonville for practically a decade earlier than being moved to Daytona Seaside. Its Could 2020 debut in its new location was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic earlier than it returned for its tenth version final November at its new dwelling.

We remorse to tell you that the forecast presently has a excessive danger of continued climate over the following few hours. There…

Posted by Welcome To Rockville on Friday, Could 20, 2022

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Posted by Welcome To Rockville on Friday, Could 20, 2022

Day 2 – numerous rain and delays then cancelled on account of climate.

Posted by Pam Turner Stelzman on Saturday, Could 21, 2022

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