The team behind the Red Hot Summer Tour has announced that this weekend’s event on Cockatoo Island has been cancelled due to severe flooding.

“Due to severe flooding on site and the increasing forecast of up to 150mm per day tomorrow and Sunday we have no choice but to cancel this weekends shows.

“The site has been deemed unsafe and we are unable to complete the build despite every attempt of our crews working around the clock to do so. Patron safety is paramount to us and we have always done our very best to ensure you have the best possible experience.

“We have currently had 115mm of rain on site and are under water.

“We are as devastated as you all are. Unfortunately due to Venue and Artist availability we are unable to reschedule these shows.”

Full refunds will be provided to all ticket-holders, with all purchases being refunded back to the original credit card used to buy the tickets.


 If you received your ticket(s) any other way, including via “Ticket Forward”, you will need to contact the original credit card holder for your refund.

If you purchased your tickets at a Ticketmaster outlets using cash or EFTPOS, you’ll need to swing by one more time with the tickets, and the EFTPOS card used if applicable, for a full refund.

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