Hurricane Charley's assault on Florida and the Eastern Seaboard had little effect on the live-entertainment business over the weekend.

Hurricane Charley's assault on Florida and the Eastern Seaboard had little effect on the live-entertainment business over the weekend.

With 50 mph winds expected to hit Virginia Beach, Va., around 9 p.m. on Aug. 14, Kenny Chesney postponed his sold-out show that night at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. Chesney's "Guitars, Tiki Bars & A Whole Lot of Love tour," with Rascal Flatts and Uncle Kracker on the bill, was moved to last night (Aug. 15).

The new Ford Amphitheatre in Tampa, Fla., did not have an event scheduled, but did move an on-sale for an Oct. 2 Toby Keith show from Aug. 14 to Aug. 21.

The storm was still pushing 100 mph gusts when it hit Daytona Beach, Fla., but that did not stop the city's Ocean Center from hosting its weekend event. "We had the National Reptile Breeders Expo in the building, and it came off just fine," says Rick Hamilton, GM of Ocean Center. "We had our crew come in early and pick up the debris, and everything was OK."

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