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Sept. 16 Guaranteed Rate Field anti-violence music fest suddenly canceled
2017-09-13

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A Sept. 16 anti-violence music festival at Guaranteed Rate Field featuring music stars Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Fifth Harmony, Prince Royce, DNCE, Fat Joe, Jeremih, Lupe Fiasco, Carl Thomas and Felix da Housecat has been cancelled, according to DNAInfo.com .

The festival was set to be produced by the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority, which controls Guaranteed Rate Field, and Get IN Chicago, an organization that counsels community-based groups and funds anti-violence initiatives.

Anthony J. O'Neill, CEO of the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority, said that the group wanted to do more community work and outreach before hosting the event. Now, a series of shows is planned for next year.

The article is at www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20170905/bridgeport/get-it-in-music-fest-guaranteed-rate-field-sox-park-canceled.


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