Tori Kelly cancels Manila show


Posted at Mar 19 2020 11:52 AM

MANILA – The upcoming concert of Grammy winner Tori Kelly in Manila has been cancelled.

In a Facebook post on Thursday, concert organizer MMI Live announced that the cancellation of Kelly’s show “Inspired by True Events Tour Live in Manila” is in line with the advice of local authorities amid concerns of the COVID-19.

The former “American Idol” contestant, who is best known for her songs such as “Unbreakable Smile,” “Nobody Love” and “Never Alone,” was supposed to hold her first-ever concert in the Philippines at the New Frontier Theater on April 20.

“We apologize for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your understanding,” MMI Live said.

It also released guidelines on how customers who purchased tickets may get their full refund.

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“In accordance with the enhanced community quarantine, TicketNet box office will be closed until April 14, 2020. All refunds will be processed starting April 15, 2020. Request for ticket refunds can be sent through,” the statement said.

According to MMI Live, for box office and outlet purchases, physical tickets must be surrendered at the TicketNet box office located near the Yellow Gate of Smart Araneta Coliseum starting April 15, between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday to Sunday.

Meanwhile, for tickets purchased online through, the amount will be reverted to credit card used within 7 to 9 banking days upon processing of refund.