Nice Jazz Festival set to feature Robert Plant cancelled
Nice Jazz Festival set to feature Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters cancelled following lorry attack in city which left 84 people dead
This weekend's Nice Jazz Festival which was to feature artists including Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters has been cancelled after Thursday night's lorry attack in the city.
A further 202 people were injured – 52 critically, with 25 more currently in intensive care.
As a result, festival organisers have decided to cancel the music festival which was scheduled to get underway on Saturday.
Organisers say: "Following the tragic events, Nice is in mourning. The Nice Jazz Festival is cancelled. Our thoughts are with the victims."
Other artist who were scheduled to perform at the event included the James Hunter Six, George Clinton, Snarky Puppy, Massive Attack and Gallant.