Luke Bryan, Garth Brooks and Jake Owen Forced to Change Their Schedules as Hurricane Matthew Approaches

Mark TuckerHurricane Matthew is leaving a growing number of cancelled country concerts in its wake.

On Monday, this weekend’s Beach Town Music Festival in Vero Beach, Florida, was postponed, after the governor declared a state of emergency in all 67 of the Sunshine State’s counties. Vero Beach native Jake Owen was set to headline, with David NailClare DunnScotty Emerick and more on the bill as well. Organizers urge fans to hold on to their tickets, as details about new dates are forthcoming.

By Tuesday, Luke Bryan was forced to call off the very first date on his eighth annual Farm Tour in Gaston, South Carolina, since Wednesday’s evacuation orders conflict with the traffic routes to the venue, Culler Farms. Would-be concertgoers are being given full refunds for the mid-week show.

Garth Brooks also opted to reschedule his Thursday stop on his World Tour in Orlando, Florida. He’ll now play Amway Center at 3 p.m. this Sunday, with his three other weekend shows going on as planned.

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