The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of the first round of the NBA Playoffs on Tuesday night, meaning the series returns to Georgia for Game 6, but at the expense of Janet’s fans. Jackson.
He state farm stadium Jackson was scheduled to perform, but instead, the show will be postponed until Friday night as the Hawks and Celtics will need the court for Game 6 with the possibility of Atlanta tying the series and forcing a Game 7. decisive.
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«This is a very exciting time for the city with world-class events between the Hawks Playoff basketball, Janet Jackson, and Taylor Swift in downtown Atlanta. We are committed to ensuring that all of our guests have a great night at each of our events.» and are working with our partners to provide the most seamless experience possible,» said Trey Feazell, vice president of stadium programming for State Farm Arena.
Live Nation said in a statement that all tickets for the Thursday night concert will be accepted on Friday.
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«Due to the Atlanta Hawks playoff game, the Janet Jackson show originally scheduled for Thursday, April 27 at State Farm Arena has been moved to Friday, April 28. All tickets for the Thursday night show will be valid for on Friday evening. Refunds will be available at point of purchase for those unable to attend,» the company said.
Jackson will be tearing the house down on Wednesday night, as fans can enter the venue at 6:30 p.m. ET with the show’s official start time at 7:45 p.m. ET. The same will happen with the program on Friday.
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The Hawks and Celtics are scheduled for 8:30 p.m. ET on Thursday night.