Country singer Jason Aldean has canceled his concerts for this coming weekend in the wake of the mass shooting that occurred during his set at a music festival in Las Vegas.
“As a result of what happened in Las Vegas this week, we have decided to cancel this coming weekend’s shows,” Aldean said in a statement posted to Twitter.
“I feel like out of respect for the victims, their families and our fans, it is the right thing to do.”
Aldean said it has been an “emotional time” for everyone involved.
“We plan to take some time to mourn the ones we have lost and be close with…