SAINT JOHN – While Halifax is divided on whether to roll out the red carpet to R & B star Chris Brown, a second East Coast concert was announced on Wednesday.
Radio station K100 announced, on Twitter and Facebook, the 24-year-old will headline the Hot Summer Blast Festival at Saint John’s Harbour Station on Sept 1 — a day after he’s set to play Dartmouth’s Alderney Landing at the Energy 103.5-sponsored Energy Rush concert.
K100 Presents CHRIS BROWN headlining the HOT SYMMER BLAST festival at Harbour Station September 1st! More acts to… http://t.co/zJuAOqXCnu
— K100 (@K100_FM) July 24, 2013
The uproar over Brown’s appearance in the Maritimes stems from his conviction for assaulting former girlfriend Rihanna, the night of the 2009 Grammy Awards.
Halifax residents reacted with anger over the decision to invite the award-winning singer to perform and…
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