Crowds booed as headline act Foals had been compelled to complete early on the opening evening of Newcastle’s That is Tomorrow pageant.
Livid followers slammed the choice made by organisers which noticed the rock band depart the stage after reportedly performing for lower than an hour on Friday evening.
Footage above reveals the group booing the choice earlier than applauding the Foals off the stage.
Organisers have since posted on social media “security considerations with the entrance of stage barrier” prompted the choice to name an early end.
However that has not stopped the web page being inundated with complaints from Foal followers demanding refunds.
Organisers posted: “Because of security considerations with the entrance of stage barrier This Is Tomorrow Competition administration made the choice to name an early end to Foals set.
“That is completely to guard the protection of the crowds and our audiences.
“The pageant will take all obligatory steps to treatment this example for tomorrow’s [Saturday’s] occasion.”
One offended person replied: “So as a result of you’ve didn’t appropriately assess the danger and put your paying clients in danger are you going to refund us?
“Guess what? When you reply is not any you’ll get sued. That is your failure.”
One other posted: “We got here particularly to see Foals and booked effectively upfront.
“We needs to be eligible for some type of refund for the reason that organisers could not placed on the occasion that was marketed.”
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A North East-based fan wrote: “I’m native and haven’t spent greater than the bus fare to get right here however for people who booked journey and resorts it should be devastating.
“I’m attending all three days however was wanting ahead to Foals greater than another band and tonight was very badly dealt with.
“We are able to do higher than this. I used to be solely 50 yards away from the stage and had house round me to bop so I can’t conceive how there was a security situation only a brief distance forward.
“Poor organisation and if we will’t deal with the comparatively small crowd that was there tonight then we don’t deserve a pageant in any respect.”
The choice to shut the set early additionally devastated the Foals themselves, who posted they had been “loving each second” of their Tyneside go to.
The band tweeted: “Newcastle we’re so gutted the present needed to be pulled this night.
“You had been an incredible crowd & we had been loving each second however it was deemed unsafe to proceed.
“We’ll be again quickly. Foals without end.”
That is Tomorrow Competition has taken over Newcastle’s Exhibition Park for 3 days of dwell music and leisure.
The road-up is a combination of rock and indie big-hitters together with Lewis Capaldi, Noel Gallagher’s Excessive Flying Birds and Stereophonics.
A Newcastle Metropolis Council spokesperson confirmed work has been carried out to “rectify the problem” to make sure the occasion can go forward as deliberate.
The authority spokesperson added: “Final evening’s efficiency of the Foals on the That is Tomorrow occasion in Exhibition Park ended sooner than deliberate due to a security concern over a part of a crowd barrier.
“The occasion organisers instantly knowledgeable the group and the efficiency ended round 15 minutes early.
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“Whereas we perceive the frustration, the actions taken ensured everybody was in a position to depart the location safely and we thank the pageant goers for his or her co-operation.
“Work has been carried out this morning to rectify the problem and the remainder of the occasion will go forward as deliberate.”