DaBaby New Orleans Show Canceled Due to Low Ticket Sales
Due to low ticket sales, the DaBaby show scheduled for this weekend in New Orleans has now been canceled.
The concert was scheduled for Friday, September 2nd, at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans. The music event promoters have stated that they are collaborating on putting together a replacement show for a new date and location. The 'beefed up' roster will most likely still include DaBaby, as well as more talents.
The event has been delayed, according to the promoters, yet the notification to buyers on Ticketmaster states, "Unfortunately, the event organizer has had to cancel your event." Euell Sylvester and Greg Pulver, organizers, said in an interview that they are currently seeking a substitute.
Pulver said, "We're working on a future date and possibly additional performers." When asked why the program was canceled, Pulver explains, "a number of business reasons were involved
According to the Ticketmaster seating chart for the venue, numerous tickets remained unsold despite being offered for as low as $35. According to the New York Post, less than 500 tickets were sold for the concert. The location where the performance was supposed to take place has a capacity of 14,000 people.
On his website, DaBaby lists two more upcoming tours. They include a concert on October 29 in Paris and another on November 12 in Houston, Texas. DaBaby was canceled in 2021 after making some provocative remarks to the crowd at Rolling Loud Miami.
“If you didn’t show up today with HIV, AIDS, or any of them deadly sexually transmitted diseases that’ll make you die in two to three weeks, then put your cellphone lighter up. Fellas, if you ain’t sucking d**k in the parking lot, put your cellphone lighter up,” the rapper chanted at the crowd at the time.
On Instagram Live, the rapper backed up his claims, stating he's a performer. Shortly after, DaBaby apologized to the LGBTQ+ community, however, he was eventually barred from performing at Lollapalooza and The Governors Ball, and Dua Lipa withdrew his credit on the "Levitating" remix due to a massive fan outcry.