Ted Nugent not too long ago introduced a farewell tour, however one of many dates has already been nixed. His July 18th gig at Avondale Brewing Co. in Birmingham, Alabama, was simply canceled after the venue obtained flooded with backlash over the veteran rocker’s excessive political beliefs.
In keeping with AL.com, the Avondale Brewing Co. Fb and Instagram posts saying the present have been met with greater than 1,000 feedback, most of which lambasted the venue’s resolution to e-book the controversial musician.
“Lose this present or lose my enterprise,” wrote one particular person, whereas one other chimed in, “I’ll by no means spend one other greenback in your institution. Grotesque that you’d e-book such trash. Do higher.”
On Thursday (Could 4th), Avondale Brewing Co. introduced the present was canceled, issuing the next assertion: “We now have heard the considerations of the Avondale group, which is so necessary to us, and together with our companions, have taken the mandatory steps to to cancel the Ted Nugent live performance scheduled for July 18.”
Nugent has been recognized specific excessive right-wing and pro-gun views, even belittling the survivors of the Parkland college capturing, and urging Trump supporters to go “berserk on the skulls of Democrats.” He additionally known as Black Lives Matter a “terrorist organization,” and not too long ago spoke out against the transgender community.
In selling his “Adios Mofo” farewell tour, Nugent defined his purpose for retiring from the highway: “I’m not occurring tour anymore as a result of lodges are jail. A resort room is jail for me. My canines received’t permit me to not spend a day with them, so [my dogs] will go on the highway with me this yr. However the logistics are simply too difficult when you’ve canines and grandkids and children and so many different issues.”
As of now, the Motor Metropolis Madman has about six weeks price of US dates booked for July and August.