More concerts impacted by structural deformity at Portsmouth pavillion

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Portsmouth Pavilion

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A “major” structural flaw at the Union Bank and Trust Pavilion in Portsmouth is causing some concerts to be rescheduled or moved to a different venue. The changes are a result of the City’s need to address structural problems with the venue’s roof.

Engineers were doing a routine annual check on the 17-year-old pavilion when they found what is being described as a 5/8 to 3/4-inch deformity in the main support mast that holds the canopy. 

The following upcoming concerts have been impacted.

Brian McKnight 4, Chrisette Michele and K’BANA BLAQ– The concert will still be held at the Union Bank & Trust Pavillion, however, the concert has been rescheduled to July 22. The show begins at 7:30 p.m., and gates open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets purchased for the May 26 show will be honored July 22, no exchange necessary. 

Blackberry Smoke and JJ Grey & Mofro– The concert will still be held at the Union Bank & Trust Pavillion on the originally scheduled date of Friday, June 15. The show begins at 7 p.m., and gates open at 6 p.m. All tickets will be honored.

92.9 The Wave presents 1964 “The Tribute”– This will be still be held at the Union Bank & Trust Pavillion, however, the concert has been rescheduled to Friday, July 27. The show begins at 8 p.m., and doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets purchased for the June 16 show will be honored July 27, no exchange necessary.

Other concerts impacted were “May the Funk Be With You” on May 12, Primus, Mastodon, and All Them Witches on May 18.

You can find info for the May 19 Vance Joy concert and the May 20 Alabama with Montgomery Gentry by clicking here.

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