Kaiser Chiefs and Manic Street Preachers gigs at the Piece Hall postponed

The huge summer music show at the Piece Hall scheduled for later this year has been postponed.

Wednesday, 1st April 2020, 12:00 pm
Updated Wednesday, 1st April 2020, 12:12 pm

Futuresound Events and The Piece Hall Trust were set to deliver Live at the Piece Hall in a few months time.

Top music acts including the Kaiser Chiefs , The Specials and the Manic Street Preachers were due to perform in a series of shows at the Grade I listed building.

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The Kaiser Chiefs will be performing at a later date inside the Piece Hall

However due the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown regulations in place the event has been postponed.

In a statement from The Piece Hall Trust: "Due to the ongoing situation regarding Covid-19, The Piece Hall Trust and promoters Futuresound Events have taken the difficult decision to postpone ‘Live at The Piece Hall’ to September 2020, with The Specials moving to Friday 2nd July 2021.

"This has been an incredibly difficult decision for us to make, but we feel that it is a necessary one considering the current advice from the UK government regarding large events and public gatherings and the need to protect everyone. We remain committed to ensuring that The Piece Hall remains a safe and enjoyable venue for all visitors, artists, staff and our traders.

"All tickets remain valid for the new dates.

"We are still hugely excited about bringing world-renowned artists to Halifax when we are all beyond this difficult period. Thank you for your enthusiasm and support for our live events, please hold onto your tickets and we will see you in September!."

When are the shows rescheduled for?

Here are the new dates for all the shows.

September 11, 2020 – Richard Hawley

September 12 – Kaiser Chiefs

September 13 – Kaiser Chiefs

September 18 – Jack Savoretti

September 19 – Shed Seven

September 20 – Manic Street Preachers

The Specials gig has been rescheduled for July 2 2021

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