The Jakarta Post
US rapper Machine Gun Kelly arrives for the 32nd Annual Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards at the USC Galen Center on March 23 in Los Angeles, the United States. (AFP/Chris Delmas )
American rapper Machine Gun Kelly’s concert in Jakarta has been rescheduled to Aug. 9.
The concert was previously slated for Aug. 11, coinciding with Idul Adha (Day of Sacrifice).
Promoter InTour Live announced the change on its official website on Friday, citing “the utmost respect for the religious celebrations of Idul Adha and activities that will go around this period” for the date change.
[Announcement] In regards to the utmost respect for the religious celebration of Idul Adha and activities that will go around this period, we will be rescheduling ‘Machine Gun Kelly Hotel Diablo World Tour in Jakarta’ concert to 9th August 2019 8:30PM at Tennis Indoor Senayan #MachineGunKelly #MGK #HotelDiabloTour #HotelDiabloinJKT #IntourLive #iMeIndonesia
The promoter also said that tickets already purchased would remain valid for the new date. The concert will be held in Tennis Indoor Senayan, Central Jakarta, as planned.
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Tickets for the Machine Gun Kelly Hotel Diablo World Tour in Jakarta are available at Go-Tix.id and the Go-Tix app, with prices starting from Rp 1.1 million (US$78.58).
Machine Gun Kelly released his debut album in 2012. He won an MTV Europe Music Award in the same year in the category of US Artist About to Go Global. In 2017, he was nominated along with Camila Cabello in the Billboard Music Awards for “Bad Things” in the Top Rap Collaboration category.
The Hotel Diablo World Tour comes in the wake of his fourth album, Hotel Diablo, released in early July. (wng)