A R Rahman forced to cancel Detroit show

Music maestro A R Rahman says he has been forced to cancel his show in Detroit, Michigan due to an infrastructure collapse there and that the dates will be rescheduled.

"We are forced to cancel the show in Detroit due to an infrastructure collapse at The Pontiac Silverdome which damaged the set. The incident occurred during stage construction. No one was seriously injured," Rahman, who has so far performed in New York, Atlantic City and Chicago, wrote on his Twitter page.

"The lighting rig came apart. Thanks to the almighty that everyone’s safe. My team escaped with minor injuries.

"Dates in Detroit and Toronto will be rescheduled due to the incident. I regret any inconvenience this causes my fans and am deeply grateful no one from my team or the local Detroit stage crew was seriously injured," he wrote.

The Oscar winning musician is on a world tour titled ‘A R Rahman Jai Ho Concert: The Journey Home World Tour’ that takes him across US, Canada, France, Switzerland, Holland and Britain.(IANS)

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