Barry Manilow Cancels McCallum Concert Due to School Shooting

Plans 2nd show for Sunday at 2 p.m.

POSTED: 03:01 PM PST Dec 14, 2012 
Barry Manilow
PALM DESERT, Calif. -

The concert by Barry Manilow, scheduled for tonight, Friday, December 14th is being postponed until Sunday, December 16th at 2:00 PM, announced the McCallum Theatre late Friday afternoon

At 2:03 PM Friday, Mr. Manilow released the following statement:

"We are all deeply hurt and saddened by the tragedy that has occurred in Newtown, Connecticut. Our hearts go out to the families that have been devastated by the loss of their loved ones. In their honor, we have cancelled tonight's concert performance and have rescheduled the concert for this Sunday at 2pm.

We are sorry for any inconvenience this might cause but trust that you share in our feelings of devastation. Perhaps this small gesture of solidarity will help support these families on this terrible day."  - Barry Manilow

Patrons holding tickets for Friday's performance should bring their tickets for admittance to Sunday's 2:00 PM show. Those who are not able to attend the performance on Sunday afternoon may seek a refund from the point of purchase by Sunday at 2:00 PM. The McCallum Theatre Box Office will be open Saturday at Noon and on Sunday at 11:00 AM.

The McCallum Theatre Box Office phone number is (760) 340-2787.