Echo and the Bunnymen rearrange gig owing to Champions League final, then change decision after fan outrage

Rock band Echo and the Bunnymen were due to perform at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall on May 26, and opted to rearrange their gig and move it to May 29th because it was clashing with Liverpool’s Champions League final.

They released a statement on Facebook, which lead to outrage from disgruntled fans who were upset at having to cancel their travel and hotel bookings. Following the outcry, they changed their decision and opted to keep the gig on the 26th itself.

Chaos, we must say!

Original Echo and the Bunnymen Statement

Echo and the Bunnymen Reschedule

Revised Statement

“A message to our fans about our Birmingham show: Our Birmingham Symphony Hall show will now still go ahead on the original scheduled date of Saturday 26th May

We’ve decided to reverse our decision to change the show date following our fans reaction to last night’s announcement. Mac and Will are deeply upset about the situation and are really sorry for any unnecessary disappointment caused”

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