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The organizers of the festival Park Live asked viewers to be sensitive to the fact that the concert of the British group Gorillaz on Saturday evening had to be interrupted because of the storm, for security reasons, the negotiations with the agent of the team on arrival in Moscow with a solo concert already underway.
Festival Park Live takes place in Gorky Park from 27 to 29 July. Saturday night was a concert of the British group Gorillaz. The team played more than half the show, but they had to stop the performance due to heavy thunderstorms. Initially, the organizers had assumed that the show can go on, but in the end it was canceled. It was the first performance of Gorillaz in Russia. Later in the official Twitter-account of the group message, in which the participants wrote that upset about what had happened, and turning to his fans, noted that, «your safety should be always first».
«We believe that you fully understand that’s nobody’s fault that the band Gorillaz played incomplete concert, no… We are all very upset that the music had been violated and left to the last moment the smallest hope that the show will continue, however, the arguments of the artist and services that provide security at the event, was stronger than our hopes. We ask you to treat the situation with a minimum of emotion and a maximum of common sense», — stated in the message of organizers that appeared in the official group of the festival.
To everyone at Park Live Festival: We are are gutted at being stopped from playing by the storm.. it’s beyond our control.. your safety must always come first.
— gorillaz (@gorillaz) 28 Jul 2018
The organizers of the festival stressed that the safety of spectators is a priority on all events, so the only solution in such adverse weather conditions was to stop the concert. «We have no right to risk the lives of people», — stated in the message.
«We are already negotiating with the agent of the group Gorillaz about the possible arrival of artists in Moscow with a solo concert in the near future», — concluded the organizers.
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