So what exactly happened with the Prince show?
It won't be long before the Prince concert (or Prince troll, as some on Twitter have taken to calling it) surpasses Grilled Cheese Fest for most incredible Toronto disappointments. There's a joke here about standing in line for goey, hot cheese, but this is serious - what happened in Toronto yesterday?
"Fuck you fans. I'm not feeling it." - Princeâ Mike A (@mikea71) November 4, 2014
If you missed it, catch up on the purple drama here. While the dream died for most with Live Nation's tweets, it started, also on Twitter, with Prince's current band @3RDEYEGIRL. They've been nice enough to supply an explanation on their website as to why they, and Prince, left Toronto standing alone in a world that's so cold.
"We are thankful for the outpouring of love and support and apologize for any confusion surrounding the anticipated performance tonight," Billboard reports.
"Our technical crew is set up in Toronto to rehearse lighting and sound for possible future performances. As Live Nation and Massey Hall announced earlier today, there is not a scheduled performance tonight; there was never confirmation of a show.
"We love and thank our fans in Toronto. To all those who lined up and travelled in to the city for tickets, we hope to see you soon and are looking forward to bringing our show to Toronto in the future."
With talk of some industry insiders actually holding tickets yesterday, and many in-the-know who seemed sure that there would be two live appearances, it seems possible that something untoward is afoot with the statement. But much like that other great sexual icon Agent Mulder, we may never know the truth.
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