‘Heartbroken.’: Lizzo, Kane Brown, other rodeo performers react to cancelation

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HOUSTON – After the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo was officially canceled Wednesday afternoon the high-profile artists who were slated to perform at the rodeo in the coming days took to social media to tell fans how they feel.

The canceled performers include Kane Brown, Cody Johnson, Lizzo, Jon Pardi, Dierks Bentley, Keith Urban, Gwen Stefani, Khalid, Chris Stapleton, Marshmello, Brad Paisley and Luke Bryan.

See how some are reacting:

Kane Brown

Country artist Kane Brown, who was supposed to perform Wednesday night at the Rodeo, shared the news on his Instagram story.

Kane Brown posted in his IG story that he is sorry he could not perform for the fans tonight at RodeoHouston (Kane Brown/Instagram)

Cody Johnson

Cody Johnson said he will be back in Houston soon.

Jon Pardi

Jon Pardi provided an update after the news of the Rodeo’s cancellation

Jon Pardi posted this statement on his Instagram stories Wednesday following the cancellation (Jon Pardi/Instagram)


Lizzo says she is “heartbroken” that her sold-out performance is cancelled. She was scheduled to perform this Friday.

Lizzo statement on Instagram (Lizzo/Instagram)

Gwen Stefani

Stefani said she was sad she won’t be able to perform but understands safety is important.