: Phoenix, Arizona gets rather warm during the summer months.
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Given the weather forecast and excessive heat predicted for Tuesday, August 11 in the Phoenix area, it has been determined that these conditions have the potential to cause a serious health risk to the public, as well as the working personnel at the venue. After careful consideration, it has been determined that this potential risk is too great for all involved.
While we understand that this will cause an inconvenience to those who purchased tickets and were looking forward to the show, the potential for serious heat-related injury resulting from extended exposure in these conditions brought us to this difficult decision.
I think I speak for the majority of Phoenix when I say Bob Dylan can kiss my ass. I'm just sorry I won't get a chance to see the opener, Willie Nelson, again.