Machine Gun Kelly Concert in Minnesota Shut Down Due to Lack of Security

They eagerly arrived to watch Machine Gun Kelly in concert. However, a few hundred MGK fans in St. Cloud, Minnesota, left in disappointment before the show could even begin on Thursday night (Feb. 16), as it was cancelled due to a lack of security at the venue, the St. Cloud National Guard Armory.

“The decision was made by the National Guard, once it was clear that the contracted security requirements were not met by the leasee,” Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Olson told the St. Cloud Times.

The St. Cloud Times went on to report that someone other than St. Cloud police sprayed mace into the crowd at the Armory, but there were no reported injuries.

Further souring the cancellation was the false rumor that the concert was going to be re-located to another venue in downtown St. Cloud. The St. Cloud Times adds that about 100-150 concertgoers trekked from the Armory to the supposed new venue, D.B. Searle’s bar, only to find out that the entire rumor was false.

The cancelled concert marks a promotion mess, in which the concert’s venue was originally changed last-minute from Friday night (Feb. 17) to the night before, only to never happen.

The good news is that concertgoers are being asked to hold onto their tickets, as the show will be rescheduled, although no date has been set just yet.

“I appreciate everybody coming out to the show in St. Cloud last night,” Bad Boy rapper MGK said in a statement he sent XXLMag.com. “Unfortunately the show was cancelled because of security issues at the venue that were beyond our control. I will definitely be back in Minnesota soon. Lace up!”

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and Strange Music’s Kutt Calhoun were also set to join MGK on the bill. —Mark Lelinwalla

  • francis nasim

    i got into a fight today on the bus in brooklyn.a peurtorican called me a nigger.and the woman black bus driver woulrdnt’ call the authorities.thanks diddy.i should of let my son mosh on him

    • -__-

      what the fuck are you talkin about dude!!??

  • francis nasim

    whit-ness what they do when they do what they do(depend on em’)r.i.p.ms.houston-and thanks

    • wha??

      ur comment makes no sense & has nothing to do with this article.shut up

  • Mz.LadyBoo

    i was at the show in St.cloud and that was dirty as hell me and my man was excited as hell to meet MGK! but i aint never mad at him~ mf are always under estimating st.cloud like we a joke! nd let me make a correction it was not a few hundred more like a couple thousand disappointed fans! but i know my dude will come back! #LaceUp

    • BBmain

      God you are trash, you speak like you made it to 7th grade.

  • The Agenda

    We were scheduled to perform as well, Young Tysn and MGK signed autographs at electric fetus for 2 hous before the show…. Cut calhun and bone didnt show up at all

  • francis nasim

    i spit blood on biggie and jay-z and busta rhymes street,watched whitney get buried this past weeken and ate popeyes,blood in my mouth and all.but beyonce enjoyed it.thats all i care about

  • Ashley

    lace up!!! ill be there when you get back sexy mf

  • Allie

    Little do a lot of people know… if that show wasn’t canceled… I wouldn’t have been proposed to at the MGK show in Minneapolis :) Since the show here was canceled, my fiance’s friend was able to meet MGK outside somehow and arrange contact with him and his manager… months later I was surprised as ever to have MGK call my name to come on stage. There, in front of everyone, My (now) fiance asked me to marry him :) It was a fantastic moment in my life that I will never forget.
    Everything happens for a reason :)