Blink 182 Postpone Sunday’s Concert In El Paso After Shooting
After the horrific events on Saturday in El Paso, the group has decided to postpone their concert Sunday at the Don Haskins Center until a later date. The Sun City has been reeling after the morning's events at the Walmart in El Paso where at least 20 people lost their lives and more than two dozen others were injured. Many events in El Paso were canceled for Saturday and many businesses in the city decided to close out of respect for the victims and their families. This may continue on for the rest of the weekend, and we do know one event for Sunday that has indeed been canceled.
Blink 182 has decided to cancel their concert for Sunday evening at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso. Here is the statement from the UTEP Office of Special Events:
The band has also confirmed through their Twitter account that they would not be performing:
was already in town when the shooting began in El Paso. Blink 182 bassist Mark Hoppus was live tweeting from his hotel room after the band was heading to the Cielo Vista Mall and got word of a shooting happening across from their hotel:
Our thoughts continue to be with the victims and their families, as well as the first responders on scene for this tragic event.