ORLANDO (CBSMiami/AP) — Despite the many acts that cancelled to perform at SeaWorld’s upcoming concert, fans are still encouraged to rock out this weekend with the headliners who stayed committed.
SeaWorld Orlando on Wednesday announced performers Alan Jackson and Kid Rock will perform at a concert series in which nine other performers dropped out following the release of a documentary critical of the marine park.READ MORE: North Miami Beach PD Needs Help Locating 15-Year-old Jeimy Henrriquez
Jackson will perform this Saturday at the Bands, Brew & BBQ concert series, followed by Kid Rock on Sunday. Other performers haven’t been announced.READ MORE: Former US Rep. Carrie Meek Passes Away At 95
Nine recording artists had backed out of performing at the SeaWorld Orlando concert series, including country singers Trace Adkins, Martina McBride, Trisha Yearwood, as well as rock performers Heart, 38 Special and Barenaked Ladies. They made their decision after fans launched campaigns on Change.org citing the documentary “Blackfish.”
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