Machel’s Toronto concert cancelled after venue permits pulled

Soca star Machel Montano apologised to fans after the highly anticipated Carnival Kingdom concert in Toronto was cancelled due to venue permits being revoked just hours before the show on Saturday night.

In a statement issued via social media over the weekend, Montano said the reasons for the permits being revoked are not yet known.

“Last night came as a big unfortunate surprise. As I was getting dressed to head to the venue we got a call from the promoter that the show had been cancelled because the venue permit had been revoked. I guess the word got out to the authorities that I was going to flatten the place!” He joked. 

Montano said however that he was truly saddened by the development as the show, one of the main events for Toronto’s annual Caribana festival, was completely sold…

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