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The Weeknd sets September date for rescheduled Toronto show

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Toronto’s own The Weeknd forced to cancel show in his hometown due to Rogers outage
WATCH ABOVE: Toronto superstar The Weeknd was forced to cancel a Friday night show in Toronto due to the Rogers service outage, to the disappointment of thousands of fans who were let down at the last minute. Ahmar Khan has more. – Jul 9, 2022

A new date has been set for The Weeknd’s Toronto show after the initial performance was cancelled due to the national Rogers outage earlier in July.

A new listing on Ticketmaster for the Blinding Light singer’s After Hours Til Dawn Tour reveals the show will take place starting at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 22, 2022.

Promoter Live Nation said tickets for the original July 8 date will be honoured for the rescheduled performance.

The show is scheduled to take place at the Rogers Centre, with support from Kaytranada and Mike Dean.

Read more: The Weeknd postpones concert in Toronto as mass Rogers outage continues

The initial performance was cancelled after a nationwide Rogers outage that impacted cell and internet service across Canada. Major functions went offline, including Interact.

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On July 8, when the concert was postponed, the Rogers Centre said it was “due to service outages impacting venue operations.”

The musician, born Abel Tesfaye, issued a statement at the time saying he was “crushed and heartbroken.”

— with files from The Canadian Press

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