Sabrina Carpenter is thinking about the safety of her fans! Recently, the American singer and actress had to cancel her Portland show due to a “credible security threat.” She didn’t want to jeopardize the safety of those in attendance.
On Monday, the Can’t Blame a Girl for Trying singer was ready to hit the stage at the Keller Auditorium but the show was canceled minutes before after a person informed about a bomb threat targeting the Crystal Ballroom. Read on to know more details about the whole incident.
Sabrina Carpenter’s Portland show gets canceled after security threat
For those of you who are unaware, let us share with you, Carpenter was supposed to perform at the Keller Auditorium on Monday but the show was called off a couple of minutes before she was set to take over the stage.
It has been reported that Sabrina’s Portland concert was canceled after an anonymous person chimed in and mentioned about a bomb threat targeting the Crystal Ballroom which is a different Portland venue.
While having a chat with Rolling Stone, Lieutenant Nathan Sheppard of the Portland Police Bureau said, “Employees with the Crystal Ballroom called after they received a phone call from an anonymous person claiming they were going to blow up the venue.”
A rep from AEG Presents told the magazine, “While the threat was not directed at Keller Auditorium specifically, Sabrina and event organizers agreed that out of an abundance of caution, the show be called off. Steps were taken to ensure that the audience exited the venue calmly, quickly, and safely.”
Sabrina Carpenter shared a message for her fans after the cancelation of the Portland concert
Soon after the official announcement regarding the show’s cancelation was made, Sabrina also put out a statement of her own on the social media platform Twitter. She started by writing, “Portland, I can’t tell you how much this breaks my heart, this is the last thing I wanted to do but due to unforeseen circumstances we will not be able to perform tonight.”
The Because I Liked a Boy crooner went on to say, “Please take care of yourselves and return home safely! i am so sorry. i love you very much.”
— Sabrina Carpenter (@SabrinaAnnLynn) April 11, 2023
What are the upcoming dates of Sabrina Carpenter’s ‘Emails I Can’t Send’ Tour?
April 15 – San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield
April 16 – Sacramento, CA @ Hard Rock Live Sacramento
April 20 – Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theater
April 22 – Las Vegas, NV @ Virgin Hotels Las Vegas
April 23 – Mesa, AZ @ Mesa Amphitheater
April 26 – Kansas City, MO @ Midland Theater
April 27 – Minneapolis, MN @ The Fillmore
April 28 – Madison, WI @ The Sylvee
April 30 – Chesterfield, MO @ The Factory
May 1 – Indianapolis, IN @ Old National Centre
May 2 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium
May 5 – Toronto, ON @ Queen Elizabeth Theater
May 6 – Detroit, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theatre
May 7 – Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom
May 9 – Boston, MA @ Roadrunner
May 11 – New York, NY @ Terminal 5
May 13 – Philadelphia, PA @ Franklin Music Hall
May 14 – Washington, DC @ The Anthem
May 16 – Raleigh, NC @ The Ritz
May 17 – Atlanta, GA @ The Eastern
May 20 – Gulf Shores, AL @ Hangout Festival
We are happy to know that Sabrina Carpenter prioritized the safety of her fans and called off her Portland show. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.