Manchester, the UK and the world at large still hurt from last night’s terrorist attack at an Ariana Grande concert. With investigations ongoing and the death count rising, the mood continues to remain sullen in the music world.
Axwell Λ Ingrosso announced today that they have cancelled their upcoming performance at the UEFA Europa League final opening ceremony on May 24. The duo announced the news on their Facebook account, believing that “It doesn’t feel right to [them] to continue” and they “were very much looking forward to this but the occasion doesn’t feel right for [them].”
Due to the terrible events in Manchester we have worked with Uefa to agree that our performance at the Cup Final will be…
Meanwhile, Creamfields responded to the attack by going dark for 48 hours on all of their social media accounts in honor of the victims of the attack. Creamfields did announce the events at the Steel Yard megastructure in London will continue as planned this weekend, including performances Don Diablo, Martin Solveig, Third Party and Faithless. The festival assured attendees they are working closely with security and local police to make this weekend’s events as safe as possible.
Update: an earlier version of this article conflated the Steel Yard event this weekend with the Steel Yard lineup at the Creamfields festival proper. We regret the mistake.