JLS and Andrea Begley charity gig cancelled

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A CHARITY gig featuring JLS and The Voice winner Andrea Begley has been cancelled it has been announced today (Monday).

The JLS and Friends concert in aid of NI Cancer Fund for Children (NICFC) was to be held at Belfast’s Titanic Slipway on August 2 but has now been cancelled.

The charity was informed by the concert organisers that the concert, which was to see JLS, and friends perform on stage, will not now go ahead.

Pomeroy singer Andrea Begley was confirmed for the concert a few weeks ago alongside Microlip and Britain’s Got Talent Finalist Jordan O’Keefe from Derry.

NICFC CEO Gillian Creevy said: “We are very disappointed this concert has been cancelled. We know everyone has been working very hard to support the work of the NI Cancer Fund for Children and I understand this decision was taken with extreme reluctance. I would like to thank each and every person who bought a ticket. We would also like to thank everyone who was working behind the scenes to help make this event happen and all media outlets – newspapers, television, radio, online - which helped us promote it.”

Tickets for the Newry event at Pairc Esler, on 1st August are still available from Ticketmaster, Belfast Slipway tickets are transferrable for the Newry event . Tickets for the Belfast concert will be fully refunded through Ticketmaster.