Pharrell Williams cancels Israel concert

Promoters for the show released a statement saying that scheduling conflicts were behind the cancellation.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
July 13, 2016 15:26
Pharrell Williams

Pharrell Williams performs on the Pyramid stage at Worthy Farm in Somerset during the Glastonbury Festival in Britain. (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
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Grammy award-winning American musician Pharrell Williams has bowed out of his July 21 at Live Park in Rishon Lezion.

Promoters for the show released a statement saying that scheduling conflicts were behind the cancellation and that Williams hoped to reschedule the show in the future and apologize to all local fans.

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The show had been heavily publicized, with posters appearing on most Tel Aviv corners in recent weeks. Ticket holders will receive a full refund from Sunday July 17.

With a phenomenally successful career in the music biz, Pharrell is undoubtedly one of today’s most talented and multi-faceted producers, writers and performers. As a solo performer, Pharrell has scored international number one hits, most notably the massively successful tune “Happy” and has crafted chart-toppers for Madonna, Kanye West, Beyonce, Rolling Stones, Miley Cyrus and more. He is currently a judge on the hit American reality talent show The Voice.

To date, Pharrell has been awarded 11 Grammy Awards for his work as a performer and producer.

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