The ultimate day of Pharrell Williams’ One thing within the Water 2023 music competition was scheduled to happen as we speak (April 30) in Virginia Seaside, however the competition has introduced that it’s been canceled because of extreme climate. “We didn’t make this choice simply however everybody’s security is our prime precedence,” the competition’s assertion reads.
Grace Jones, Clipse, Lil Uzi Vert, Wu-Tang Clan, 100 gecs, Nile Rodgers & Stylish, Aminé, Lil Durk, Flo Milli, and extra have been scheduled to carry out as we speak. Refunds for 33% of the complete weekend ticket value will likely be issued. Immediately’s cancellation comes after the primary two days of the competition have been delayed because of climate.
“Dearest Virginia, we’re the perfect,” Pharrell stated in a press release. “These previous few days have been the perfect. Even throughout this Twister Watch and Lightning Storm proper now as I kind, we’re the perfect. Thanks for giving the oldsters that journey right here that vitality and that LOVE that solely we may give. Thanks to our companions, the distributors, manufacturing, policemen, firemen, the town council, the mayor and all who volunteered. The spirit right here was felt all over the place! Subsequent yr we are going to shift the dates as a result of this rain ain’t enjoying, however we will likely be! Subsequent yr, extra acts, extra merch, extra meals… simply extra! Continued blessings and favor to you all.”
The remainder of the competition’s lineup included a set from Pharrell’s Phriends, which included M.I.A., A$AP Rocky, De La Soul, Diddy, Chris Brown, Coi Leray, Latto, Lola Brooke, and others. It additionally included Lil Wayne, Jazmine Sullivan, Mumford & Sons, Yendry, Kehlani, Ayra Starr, and extra.
This weekend was the primary installment of the competition in Williams’ hometown of Virginia Seaside since he moved the occasion to Washington D.C. The transfer got here after Williams criticized his hometown’s authorities over its dealing with of the taking pictures dying of his 25-year-old cousin, Donovon Lynch. Town reached a $3 million settlement with Lynch’s household in December.
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