Celebs stranded in Europe as volcanic ash disrupts flights

April 19th, 2010 - 1:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Volcano Eruption London, Apr 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupted recently and send smoke, ice and steam in to the air. The volcanic ash has settled in the nearby regions and because of that numerous to-and-fro flights from Europe have been disrupted. This is causing a lot of havoc to the passengers and even to Hollywood celebs too. Many celebs are stuck in Europe as flights are postponed, because of the volcanic ash in the atmosphere.

According to reports, two/thirds of all the European flights have been affected, and so many celebs such as filmmakers, musicians, artists, actors and pro-wrestlers have been affected. As a result many entertainment events and shows have been canceled also.

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts festival in Indio, was drastically affected as many artists such as the British musicians The Cribs, Bad Lieutenant, Delphic, Talvin Singh and Gary Numan as well as Scottish rockers Frightened Rabbit and Chicago brass group Hypnotic Brass Ensemble were not able to make it to the festival.

Bad Lieutenant announced on Saturday that they were going to cancel their concerts in San Francisco, Chicago and New York. They said that, “We’re stuck in Manchester. We were hoping that conditions might change at the last minute and we’d be able to come and play for our fans. Obviously, this is a situation out of everyone’s control, and we are crushed that we won’t be coming to America for these dates.”

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