Local fans of '90s alt-rock hitmakers Bush are in for some heartbreak and disappointment. The band's upcoming concert at Celebrity Theatre next Wednesday, which was part of X103.9's "No Snow Holiday Show" series, has been cancelled.
An e-mail that was sent out by Celebrity Theatre's staff (and reposted on Bush's official website) stated the following:
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