INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An “unverified threat” made against Cardi B led the Grammy-winning rapper to cancel her concert at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.
IMPD added that there is no immediate threat to public safety, nor is there an active incident. Officers are continuing to investigate.
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
Bankers Life Fieldhouse announced on Twitter that Tuesday night’s show had to be rescheduled for September 11. The announcement was made just 36 minutes before the show was scheduled to start at 7 p.m.
The venue says all tickets for the original date will be honored. If you're unable to attend the new date, refunds will be issued at point of purchase.
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
Cardi took to Twitter shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday to apologize to her Indiana fans for having to postpone the show because of a security threat.
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
Event production company Mammoth Live issued the following statement about the postponement:
“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.”