Chance the Rapper a no show for Splendour set on Sunday
In a statement sent to media on Saturday afternoon, the festival promoters shared a statement from the 26-year-old rapper’s team.
“It is with great regret we announce that Chance The Rapper will not be coming to Australia to perform at Splendour in the Grass.
“Unfortunately, due to illness, he is unable to fly.”
We have received news that Chance the Rapper is no longer able to make it to Aus for #SITG2019 due to illness. We wish Chance a speedy recovery. We are beyond stoked to announce that with just 24 hours notice, the @hilltophoods are on their way to #SITG2019! pic.twitter.com/FLol6nQe0D
— SplendourintheGrass (@SITG) July 20, 2019
In his place and with just 24 hours notice, Aussie legends Hilltop Hoods have agreed to head north and perform.
Refunds will be available for Sunday single-day event tickets only until 9am Sunday 21st July 2019 when the festival gates open.
Only refunds submitted in writing by the original purchaser of the tickets via the below support link will be processed.
Splendour has also wished Chance a speedy recovery.