Young cancels summer gigs
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Young cancels summer gigs

Thursday, May 7, 2020 – Chris Young announced Thursday night that he was canceling eight shows this summer due to COVID-19.

Young said, "With the public's safety as my first priority," he was cancelling shows in Detroit on May 29, Chicago on May 30, Salt Lake City, Utah on June 10, Portland, Ore. on June 12, Seattle on June 13, Phoenix on June 28, Darien Center, N.Y. on Jul 11 and Saratoga Springs, N.Y. on Aug. 28.

Young posted, "Please keep an eye out for an email from your ticketing site for more details or reach out to your point of purchase for any questions. Thank you for understanding."

Scotty McCreery shared Young's sentiments. "I was scheduled to be on these shows with him. I'm disappointed and I know he is as well, but I agree with Chris that our first priority is your safety. Miss seeing y'all at the shows out on the road."

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