LEXINGTON, Ky. (WAVE) - Award-winning singer, songwriter and actress Ariana Grande has canceled a concert scheduled in Lexington on Sunday, November 17 due to sickness.
Grande posted on an Instagram story Saturday night stating her throat was “still in so much pain” performing at a concert in Charlottesville, claiming it was difficult to breathe during her recent shows. She said that she’s been struggling with illness since her concert in London back in October.
The pop star was hoping to heal up for her stop at Rupp Arena, but posted another story Sunday morning claiming she won’t be able to push through.
Ariana Grande’s tour released the following statement Sunday afternoon:
“Due to an illness, Ariana Grande has canceled her concert tonight in Lexington, KY at Rupp Arena and is so sorry to disappoint her loyal fans. Ariana revealed to fans on social media that she was struggling to get better quickly, but she is simply not well enough to perform tonight. Ticket holders will receive a refund at point of purchase.”
Live Nation has issued a release stating that if tickets were purchased through Ticketmaster, refunds will be processed automatically. Anyone that purchased tickets at the Lexington Center Ticket Office will need to call (859) 233-3535.