Foo Fighters cancels F1 concert in Abu Dhabi for medical reasons – Billboard

The Foo Fighters have canceled their concert at the Formula 1 race in Abu Dhabi due to “unforeseen medical circumstances,” event organizers said on Sunday (December 12th).

The organizers gave no further details about the medical problem other than to say that Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters were “unable to make it” to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix for the concert. Sunday.

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“The group apologizes for any inconvenience or disappointment caused by this unexpected turn of events,” the statement added. The group made no immediate comment on the issue on social media. Billboard has contacted a representative of the group for comment.

Newspaper related to the Emirati State The National quoted concert promoter John Lickrish as saying that a band member was rushed to hospital from an airport in Chicago, where the band stopped on their way to Abu Dhabi. He did not specify what happened, but said the directors of the group called him to cancel.

The Foo Fighters last performed in Fresno, Calif. On Thursday and were scheduled to end their rock tour in Abu Dhabi.

Instead, organizers said Martin Garrix and DJ Snake would perform at the concert that wraps up the Formula 1 season on Yas Island, off the east coast of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Corina C. Butler