Nearly 100 group were injured by “golf-ball sized” hail earlier a Louis Tomlinson performance scheduled for Wednesday nighttime astatine nan Red Rocks Amphitheatre extracurricular Denver, nan West Metro Fire Department told CNN.
At slightest 7 group were transported to area hospitals pinch “non-life-threatening” injuries, nan occurrence section tweeted, pinch arsenic galore arsenic 90 group treated astatine nan venue for abrasions and surgery bones.
“I managed to hide wherever they were trading drinks and I utilized my backpack to protect myself and different girl,” 1 instrumentality told CNN, saying she knowledgeable insignificant injuries. The National Weather Service agency successful adjacent Boulder issued a terrible thunderstorm informing for nan areas astatine around 9 p.m., noting nan venue would beryllium affected.
The show was postponed doubly during nan storm, pinch nan venue telling fans to shelter successful their cars, earlier giving an all-clear and then, finally, postponing nan show entirely.
Tomlinson tweeted, “Devastated astir nan show tonight, dream everyone’s ok, I’ll beryllium back! Even though we didn’t play nan show I felt each of your passion! Sending you each love!”
While Red Rocks is 1 of nan astir people beautiful and iconic venues successful North America — everyone from nan Beatles and Jimi Hendrix to Phish and Hootie and nan Blowfish person performed location complete nan decades — its location successful Morrison, Colo., nestled successful nan Rocky Mountain foothills, intends that its events are often marred by weather.
Last November, state vocalist Zach Bryan performed astatine nan venue contempt snowfall and temperatures that had plummeted from nan 70s to nan 20s successful conscionable 24 hours. The National Park Service had encouraged him to postpone nan show, but alternatively he struck a discuss by starting earlier, shortening his set, cutting nan opening acts (whom he brought retired to execute pinch him) and providing basking cocoa and manus warmers for nan audience. He released a unrecorded medium from nan show, “All My Homies Hate Ticketmaster,” wherever he is heard commenting connected nan acold respective times.