Olly Murs cancels Glasgow Hydro gig moments before doors open

Olly Murs cancels Glasgow gig
Olly Murs cancels Glasgow gig -Credit:Cameron Smith/Getty Image

Olly Murs has cancelled his Hydro gig this evening due to "unforeseen circumstances".

The English popstar was set to arrive in the city to play in front of thousands as he appeared as Take That's support act. However, fans have been let down last minute following the shock announcement.

Moments before doors were set to open, the Glasgow venue announced Murs' absence due to "unforeseen circumstances".

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A statement on their social media reads: "We are sorry to advise, due to unforeseen circumstances beyond anyone’s control, Olly Murs cannot perform tonight (Friday) in Glasgow. We’re very sorry for the inconvenience."

The star has now posted on X, claiming the cancellation is due to "several delays" and a cancellation - however, reassured Glasgow fans who bagged themselves a Saturday and Sunday night ticket as he makes the six hour journey to the city via car.

He wrote: "So sorry to everyone at the @takethat show tonight in Glasgow, unfortunately I won’t be there, I have been at London Heathrow from 11am this morning for my flight but after several delays (check my Instagram) and then a cabin crew incident our @British_Airways flight got cancelled!

"Don’t think I’ve ever missed a gig before, am so annoyed! But am now in a car heading up for our 6hr journey for the Saturday and Sundays show right now".

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Fans took to social media to share their disappointment, one wrote: "Surely the record company could have arranged a private jet or helicopter, it's been going on since 2!! Must have been flights to Edinburgh he could have got on at least!!"

Another added: "He should have been up a day earlier for rehearsals etc instead of leaving it to the last minute Lot of disappointment tonight."

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