Pa Salieu Says "Authorities" Cancelled His Coventry Show

“I feel like I’m being let down by the city I love...”Pa Salieu says "authorities" have cancelled his upcoming Coventry show.The rapper's new EP 'Afrikan Rebel' is out now, and he announced a short burst of shows around the country to celebrate.Coventry - naturally - was top of his list, but it seems that this concert won't be allowed to go ahead.In an update on socials, Pa Salieu blamed "authorities" for the show's cancellation, saying the news is "just too disappointing".He wrote: “Sadly due to reasons beyond my control, the authorities have decided that I can’t play my Coventry show next month. This after already being cut out of certain City Of Culture activities this year is just too disappointing.”“I feel like I’m being let down by the city I love,” he added. “Why do they fear us?”It's a cruel blow, and feels reminiscent of the manner in which the Form 696 legacy is used to filter the live music landscape in London along racially aggravated lines.Afrikan Rebel tour update family‼ pic.twitter.com/J5ljTTHqGR— PA SALIEU (@KING_SALIEU) October 21, 2021Photo Credit: Vicky Grout

Pa Salieu Says "Authorities" Cancelled His Coventry Show
“I feel like I’m being let down by the city I love...”

Pa Salieu says "authorities" have cancelled his upcoming Coventry show.

The rapper's new EP 'Afrikan Rebel' is out now, and he announced a short burst of shows around the country to celebrate.

Coventry - naturally - was top of his list, but it seems that this concert won't be allowed to go ahead.

In an update on socials, Pa Salieu blamed "authorities" for the show's cancellation, saying the news is "just too disappointing".

He wrote: “Sadly due to reasons beyond my control, the authorities have decided that I can’t play my Coventry show next month. This after already being cut out of certain City Of Culture activities this year is just too disappointing.”

“I feel like I’m being let down by the city I love,” he added. “Why do they fear us?”

It's a cruel blow, and feels reminiscent of the manner in which along racially aggravated lines.

Photo Credit: Vicky Grout

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New Order To Live-Stream London O2 Arena Show
You can watch it from home...

New Order are set to live-stream their London O2 Arena show.

The band will play the arena venue on November 6th, fresh from their return to the stage at Manchester's Heaton Park.

The reviews of the hometown show were practically exultant, and fans are waiting with baited breath for the London leg.

Thankfully, those who can't make it will be able to watch from home, with New Oder linking with Live Here Now for a live-stream.

New Order comment...

“We were so looking forward to seeing everyone on tour by now. It has been frustrating not being able to play live in person, but this is the next best thing. It feels right to bring everyone together around the world through whatever means possible. This is a special show for us and we want to share it with you all.”

The band's first London show since Alexandra Palace in 2018, the stream will be available for 72 hours.

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