Country star Tim Mcgraw has been forced to abandon plans to stage his
SWAMPSTOCK festival in Rayville, Louisiana, due to the threat of Hurricane
The event was scheduled to take place on Sunday (19SEP04) in McGraw's
hometown, and feature the singer, his wife Faith Hill, BIG + RICH and THE
Organisers will consider rescheduling the event once Hurricane Ivan
In a statement released this morning, McGraw says, "I regret that we have
to postpone the show this year, but it's the right thing to do with the weather
that's headed that way.
"My thoughts and prayers are with people of Louisiana as they prepare for
McGraw's festival isn't the only music event effected by the incoming
storm - New Orleans, Louisiana's House Of Blues has been forced to cancel shows
by My Morning Jacket and reggae greats TOOTS + THE MAYTALS.