The good news for her fans is: the show has already been rescheduled.
Despite rehearsing and starting her show glad, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department advised the Bronx rapper to cancel tonight’s show at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Bardi took to social media to announce the news and express her apologies as well as disappointment.
Dear Indiana people I’m so sorry for today .I will like to let you know I was at the venue I was even rehearsing a new move I been excited to do on my show. Unfortunately there was a security threat that is currently under investigation right now. My safety and your safety first. pic.twitter.com/4glELemzYY
— iamcardib (@iamcardib) July 31, 2019
The IMPD tweeted that there was an “unverified threat” made towards Cardi but that the threat was not active, nor was it an immediate threat to the public’s safety. The venue then further confirmed the news on it’s social media accounts as well.
This evening, there was a scheduled concert at Bankers Life. We were notified of an unverified threat to the artist and the artist canceled this evening’s concert – there is no immediate threat to public safety, this not an active incident. Ongoing investigation #IMPDNow
— IMPD (@IMPDnews) July 31, 2019
STATEMENT FROM TONIGHT’S PROMOTER MAMMOTH LIVE:
“Due to a security threat and safety concerns at this evening’s show, management has advised that this show be postponed. These threats are currently under investigation.” pic.twitter.com/PZopS6W8rd
— Bankers Life Fieldhouse (@TheFieldhouse) July 31, 2019
Indianapolis police say they will continue with the ongoing investigation but have not yet disclosed the type of threat or how they became aware of it. Cardi’s new show is rescheduled for September 11 at the same location and all original tickets will be honored, phew! We’re glad Cardi and her fans are both safe and sound.
Tonight’s Cardi B show will not be played as scheduled.
Rescheduled date is September 11. All tickets for the original date will be honored. Additional details will follow.
— Bankers Life Fieldhouse (@TheFieldhouse) July 30, 2019