Guns N’ Roses concert officially cancelled, Aerosmith confirmed

April 9, 2010

Not even a little “Patience” could bring Guns N´ Roses to Costa Rica. After the show originally scheduled for Friday at Ricardo Saprissa Stadium was canceled due to a faulty stage setup, hopes for a makeup date were dashed Monday when the band posted a statement on their Facebook page saying they would not reschedule a concert date in Costa Rica.

True to the confused, on-again, off-again nature of the events surrounding the concert since its announcement in early March, as of Monday night it appeared the show would be rescheduled. At 10:28p.m. Monday night, a posting on the band´s Facebook site read:

“The Costa Rica show has been rescheduled for April 13th. Please note that the show will take place at a new venue.”

The post was followed by an early morning confirmation that the concert would be held at La Guácima in Alajuela on April 13.

However, as soon as word of the rescheduled concert circulated amongst national media outlets, a third post on the Guns N´ Roses Facebook page at around 11 a.m. extinguished fan´s hopes. “Central America update: The previously announced rescheduled show in Costa Rica at La Guácima will unfortunately not happen,” the posting read.

With the announcement of the official cancelation, the production agency 28 Producciones, which was in charge of the event, sent out an apologetic email to fans and members of the press. The email assured ticket-holding fans that they would be reimbursed and that all inquiries should be referred to the Web page www.28producciones.com.

Guns N´ Roses will perform their final Central American show from the “Chinese Democracy” tour Tuesday in Guatemala.

Though Axl Rose will not perform in Costa Rica, the productions company Tropix II confirmed that Steven Tyler and Aerosmith will perform at the Autódromo La Guácima in Alajuela on June 1. The concert will be the band´s only Central American performance. Tickets to see Aerosmith will go on sale to the general public on Thursday at 12p.m. at the Web page www.specialticket.net.

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