Lexington, KY (WKYT) - Rupp Arena issued the following statement just before noon Friday:
"Tonight’s Luke Bryan concert at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky will be rescheduled for Friday, February 21 due to damage sustained to a piece of the stage during production load out after last night’s show in Columbus, Ohio. The damage occurred after the show had ended and no fans were in the building. The tour’s team will make the necessary repairs to the production elements so the tour may continue.
Previously purchased tickets for Lexington, Kentucky will be honored for the reschedule date on Friday, February 21st ."
Rupp Arena tweeted Friday morning the Luke Bryan concert, scheduled for Friday night, is canceled.
While no reason for the postponement was given WKYT has learned three members of Bryan's crew were hurt Thursday night while tearing down the set after a concert in Ohio. WBNS-TV in Columbus is reporting the crew members all have minor injuries and were able to drive themselves to the hospital. The concert was on the campus of Ohio State University. The TV station reports there's been no information released on what may have caused the collapse.
Bryan was scheduled to perform to a sold out crowd at Rupp Arena at 7:30pm.