Harry Styles has to postpone show in Chicago ‘due to illness of band and crew’ … but postpones concert to next week
- Venue said show was postponed ‘out of an abundance of caution’
- Styles, 28, will play six dates in the arena from October 8-15
- Some fans who traveled to see the show were upset
- The One Direction alum is touring in support of his Harry’s House album
- It led to the hit single As It Was
Harry Styles’ Love on Tour concert for Thursday at the United Center in Chicago has been postponed to Monday.
The venue tweeted Thursday: “As a precaution, tonight’s Harry Styles show on Thursday, October 6, 2022 at United Center has been moved to Monday, October 10, 2022 due to band/crew illness.”
The statement continued: “All previously purchased tickets will be honored for the new date. All additional show dates play as scheduled. An email from Ticketmaster will be sent directly to the cardholders with more info.’
The latest: Harry Styles’ Love on Tour concert for Thursday at the United Center in Chicago has been postponed until Monday. The singer, 28, was photographed in Toronto last month
The 28-year-old singer is playing six dates at the Windy City arena, with the revised schedule from October 8-15, with Jessie Ware opening act.
Styles’ tour has had multiple overnight stops as he recently played six shows in Austin, Texas, and 15 totals at Madison Square Garden in New York City from August through September.
According to the Chicago Tribunesome fans had camped outside the venue for days, waiting for a wristband that would give them tickets to get close to the stage.
Kentucky native Tammy Swinford, who traveled to Chicago with her 17-year-old daughter and her daughter’s friend Hattie Hatfield, 15, to see the show, said “it was pretty emotional” when the postponement was announced, adding to it ‘Mascara run, this sort of thing.
The venue announced it would cancel the show ‘out of an abundance of caution’
Some fans expressed disappointment at the postponement of the concert
Swinford said she had again gotten tickets to Monday’s concert and that another parent will be taking the teens to the show: “I would have loved to see it myself… I bought a T-shirt anyway. It’s sad for me, but not a tenth of what it would be for them.’
A number of fans vented to ABC7Chicago about their disappointment and the inconveniences of the show’s rescheduling.
“I was waiting in the presale, so I was on the phone with her in tears,” Alabama-born Alyssa Ramos told the station. ‘Two hours waiting for presale tickets. It’s been months in the making, getting plane tickets, making plans, making appointments, just everything falling apart two hours earlier.’
The English singer will play six dates at the Windy City arena, with the revised schedule from October 8-15, with Jessie Ware opening act
Styles was welcomed by fans at the Toronto International Film Festival last month
Detroit native Abbe Milot told the station, “We were pumped up. We just drove five hours. We were so ready. We were about to come here, get dressed and now we’re like, well, what are we supposed to do now.’
A fan on Twitter said: I’m ready in my hotel room: [crying emojis]’ while another added, ‘I’m sorry to everyone who came from out of town for this show. You have the right to be angry and sad.’
After finishing in Chicago, the Grammy-award-winning artist will play a series of dates at the Kia Forum in Inglewood, California, from October 23 to November 15.
The One Direction alum is touring in support of his Harry’s House album, which spawned the hit single As It Was, which spent 15 weeks at the number one spot on the charts. Billboard Hot 100.