Lewis Capaldi has canceled his huge outdoor concert in Scarborough.
The singer was due to perform today (August 11) but has now been cancelled.
He was due to play at the Scarborough Open Air Theatre, which has already seen shows from the likes of Westlife this summer.
However, it was canceled with just 24 hours notice.
Here’s everything you need to know:
Why was the Lewis Capaldi concert in Scarborough cancelled?
It is the second time the singer has canceled a concert in the city of Yorkshire.
Slated to perform at the Scarborough Open Air Theater in 2021, it was pushed back to 11 August 2020 due to the pandemic and Capaldi wanted to focus on his second album.
But that too has now been cancelled.
The Scarborough Open Air Theater said: “We are sorry to inform you that Lewis Capaldi’s show at the Scarborough Open Air Theater will be canceled due to illness.
“We wish Lewis all the best and a speedy recovery and hope to welcome him back to the Open Air Theater in the future.”
How to get a refund
If you have a ticket for the Scarborough concert, you can get a refund.
Ticket holders can automatically receive a refund from their point of sale.
You should be contacted directly by the vendors, but this may take a few days.
How did the fans react?
Footage on Twitter shows the stage being dismantled at the Scarborough Open Air Theater today (11 August) following the cancellation.
Fans took to social media to vent their frustration at the concert’s cancellation.
One person wrote: “I’ve waited 2 years to see Lewis Capaldi so the concert is canceled the night before I quit now.”
In a reply, one user added: “Bought 4 tickets and paid for 2 hotel rooms already with £165. with a non-refundable cancellation policy within 2 days of check-in date – smoking.”
One person said: “My mum has been waiting so long to see Lewis Capaldi and now the concert has been canceled (for understandable reasons) – she’s so upset.”
One fan, who had traveled hundreds of miles to see the concert, wrote: “I traveled all the way from Edinburgh to Scarborough for the Lewis Capaldi concert only to be told in less than 24 hours that it had been cancelled is… Eviscerated is an understatement… …..3 days away…is the bonus @LewisCapaldi We are absolutely devastated but I hope you recover soon.”
In a cheeky reply, Scarborough.co.uk wrote on Twitter: “To all the Lewis Capaldi fans in town who have a free evening because the concert at the Scarborough Open Air Theater has been cancelled, why not come to the Stephen Joseph Theatre for an amazing production? the brief encounter?”
Has Lewis Capaldi issued a statement?
The singer, who is on a social media hiatus, has not publicly commented on the cancellation or given fans an update on his condition.