The Chicago Theater canceled a hip-hop concert on Thursday night after prosecutors warned about the possibility of gang activity on the show.
WGCI-FM's Take Over Jam was supposed to include a hip line-up, such as YFN Lucci and Rich the Kid, but the station's radio station and venue management abruptly announced the cancellation of the show on Thursday afternoon.
In a statement, Chicago Theater owner Madison Square Garden Entertainment said, "We were advised by the Chicago law enforcement agency to cancel today's WGCI Take Over Jam because of specific safety concerns surrounding the area." That's why we regret that the event was canceled. "
Police in Chicago received information that the gangs would appear at the event. A source said the department did not cancel the event, but raised concerns about the event to Chicago Theater officials
WGCI referred all questions to Chicago Theater
Tickets purchased online through Ticketmaster are automatically refunded and refunded shopped "A person can be repaid at the box office," said a spokeswoman for the Chicago Theater.
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