Black Crowes show falls through

Posted by Alex Sakariassen on Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 10:10 AM

The Black Crowes concert at Ryan Creek Meadows hit a snag last night when both the headlining band and the opener, Jackie Greene, failed to take the stage. Keli Hansen, who operates the venue with her husband Toby, says she's still waiting for an answer from the band's promoter as to why the concert fell through. She confirms the Black Crowes did arrive at the venue and that their equipment was set up, but speculates intermittent bad weather caused them to cancel at the last moment. Others who were at the show have expressed similar sentiments on Ryan Creek Meadows' Facebook page that rain and wind were contributing factors to the cancellation. The band's Twitter feed hints at the same problem.

Hansen says she's was contacted by Rockin Rudy's this morning about ticket refunds, but doesn't know yet how the refunding process will work. She encourages anyone with a Black Crowes ticket to check the venue's blog, which she will update with information once the promoter contacts her with details. Camping fees can be refunded, and Ryan Creek Meadows plans to offer anyone who paid the $5 parking fee and can produce a valid concert ticket a free parking voucher for a future event.

This hasn't been the smoothest week for the Hansens or Ryan Creek Meadows.

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I spoke directly with Truth and Salvage. What they told me is that the weather ruined some equipment and maybe even fried the board. Take it for what it's worth but I don't think they just skipped out because of "intermittent weather." I think they did not actually have function equipment--due to weather. Regardless, it's a bummer, for everyone involved. Further, I think Jackie Greene was removed from the bill a while back and wasn't ever on site as far as I know.

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Posted by Dude.man_bro on 09/02/2010 at 12:53 PM
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