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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 15, 1988
Swollen vocal chords led superstar singer Michael Jackson to cancel sold-out performances Monday and tonight at the Sports Arena, his publicist said. Publicist Lee Solters said both shows will be rescheduled. Concerts on Nov. 20,21, and 22 will go on as planned, he said.
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ENTERTAINMENT
May 30, 1987 | Associated Press
A rally with patriotic speeches, a veterans parade and a concert starring Johnny Cash has been canceled because fewer than 100 people bought tickets, a promoter said Friday. "Johnny is not coming, and the dignitaries have been contacted and asked to cancel all their flights," said Randy Mathenia, a spokesman for Show Time Productions Inc. of Jackson, Tenn. The rally had been set for today at Mud Island Amphitheater, which seats 5,000, but fewer than 100 tickets were sold at $12.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 5, 1986
The B.B. King concert scheduled for Monday night at the Hollywood Palladium has been postponed. The show was to have been a benefit for Tom Bradley's gubernatorial campaign. No new date has been announced. Tickets will be honored on the rescheduled date or may be refunded at point of purchase.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 28, 1986
The Hollywood Palladium concert scheduled for Friday featuring the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Trouble Funk has been canceled. A spokesman for the promoter, Avalon Attractions, said Wednesday that the cancellation was due to scheduling conflicts and had nothing to do with the violence at rap group Run-D.M.C.'s recent Long Beach Arena concert. Trouble Funk, a leading group in Washington's "go go" black music scene, is still scheduled to play Bogart's nightclub in Long Beach on Monday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 19, 1986 | GEORGE RAMOS, Times Staff Writer
Fearing a recurrence of violence that left 40 people injured after a concert Sunday in Long Beach, promoters canceled a "rap" music concert that had been scheduled for Monday night at the Hollywood Palladium featuring some of the same entertainers who had appeared at Long Beach. Meanwhile, members of the concert's lead act, Run-D.M.C.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 7, 1986 | ROBERT HILBURN
Merle Haggard's business manager says the country music singer canceled a concert Monday at the Clark County Fair in Vancouver, Wash., because of illness--not because of an argument with his wife, as reported by fair officials. "Merle came down with dysentery after the afternoon show (at the fair) and simply couldn't go back on stage for the evening one," Dennis Bottomley said Wednesday. "I don't know anything about an argument with his wife.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 25, 1986
The Violent Femmes' concert Sunday at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre has been canceled due to scheduling difficulties, according to an amphitheater spokesman. There are no plans to reschedule the show. Refunds are available at point of purchase. The group will play tonight as scheduled at the Hollywood Palladium.
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