May 18, 2024

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Lauryn Hill Fugees star cancels concert


Singer Lauryn Hill has postponed a Pennsylvania concert set for Monday (27Feb17) due to a scheduling conflict.

The Fugees star was scheduled to hit the stage at the Byham in Pittsburgh on Monday to make up for being three hours late to a show at Heinz Hall in the city last month (Jan17), but the gig has been moved to an early summer date.

“Due to a scheduling conflict, Ms. Lauryn Hill’s performance at the Byham Theater has been moved to Friday, June 2,” a statement reads. “All tickets purchased for the February 27 show will be valid for the new date.”

Earlier this month (Feb17), Hill issued an apology for her tardiness, claiming bad weather had disrupted her bandmates’ travel plans.

In a statement posted on, she wrote, “To my fans in Pittsburgh: We apologize for the extremely late start last night, there were factors out of our control.

“Due to the snow yesterday in NYC (New York City), half of my band, and some members of my crew, were stuck at LGA (LaGuardia) airport all day. After several cancelled and delayed flights throughout the day, they arrived late last night, and went straight to the venue for the show.”