Lil Wayne Cancels Third Rochester Concert, Promoter Considers Filing Suit

After already calling off two concert dates since October, Lil Wayne has cancelled yet another performance tonight in Rochester, New York, forcing the show promoter to consider taking legal action.

Upstate, NY paper the Democrat and Chronicle reports that the decision to nix the show was made yesterday, with Weezy’s booking agent Ujaama Talent Agency citing “the logistics of his band.” The New Orleans rapper, who is currently on his “I Am Music” tour with frequent collaborator T-Pain, Keyshia Cole and rock/rap group Gym Class Heroes, is scheduled to make a stop in Calgary tomorrow and UTA said that the trek from Rochester to the Canadian city would be a conflict for the band.

With over $300,000 in bills due to the cancelled event, show promoter Edward Strickland is now mulling over taking the issue to court. “Will I sue?” he asked the Democrat and Chronicle. “I’m keeping all my options open. This is a mess.”

As XXLmag.com previously reported, Weezy first skipped out on a scheduled performance at Rochester’s Blue Cross Arena back in October. Wayne’s reps claim they postponed the first concert because the audio equipment failed to meet the rapper’s usual standards. He then canceled the second show, set for December, because it coincided with rehearsals for his “I Am Music” tour.

Attorney General Andew Cuomo confirmed that fans who purchased tix for the show can pick up their refunds at the Blue Cross Arena by Feb. 6th. – Elan Mancini

  • kEITH

    weezy is that bitch made nigga

  • $ykotic

    It sounds to me like weezy got some goons waiting on him in Rochester that he don’t want no parts of.

  • Prince Caesar

    Who gives a fuck ? The guy above is a fucking idiot for makinig that ridiculous statement. I’M OUT

    • $ykotic

      Homie u seem emotional over this topic of Lil Wayne.

      I just have been around plenty of artists and been on tours for years. I don’t know that many artists that would turn down money 3x in a row. And they are supposedly going to Canada so this was EASY money. He could even do a condensed show and get that $, regardless of how much he HAS.

      But if u didn’t give a f*ck u wouldn’t have posted.

      and Trickdd below I know that side of the story because the fans sometimes humble you. Even if u are strapped for time, you wanna do something special for those who missed out(THE FANS). Their name sticks out. Now if it’s his peeps, different story. Everybody want Wayne(pretty much) but “what if” they taking advances? That would be the only reason to sue…

  • Trickdd

    Lol y’all must not understand on how much bigger of a level Wayne is on he is book for show after show everyday y’all act like he don’t have regular problems in his life he might be sick shit just happens fuck the haters

  • paychexx

    the rochester niggas got wayne shook, nigga scare they gonna buck 50 his face. fake ass blood

    • The W, formerly known as WarriorMentality

      *points & laughs @ this nigga*

  • yoprince

    lmao.. no one is scared to go ANYWHERE in new york.

  • http://asianmanflavor@msn.com TOWN BUSINESS

    @ TRICKDD get off wayne nutts, thats his business , your 33 years old still infactuated with a young rapper.

    and rochester got homos running around that boondock city, that shit looks like a commerical for MILK

  • CAPT. OBVIOUS

    I PREDICT LIL WAYNE WILL LOSE 40 PERCENT OF HIS FANBASE BY 2010!

  • fake blood

    Lil wayne better not come back to ROC, fake ass blood, real niggas will fuck dat nigga up , only kids who like lilwayne are girls and swag jackers

  • uPstateCharlie

    @Town Business & yoprince if you looked at a pic of the news clippings that come out of Rochester you’d be very suprised at the violence that happens in this city. Murder capital of NY..do your research lames!