Axwell & Ingrosso Cancel UEFA Final Performance After Manchester Attack

Axwell and Ingrosso perform during Tomorrowland
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Axwell and Ingrosso perform during the first day of the Tomorrowland music festival at Parque Maeda Itu on April 21, 2016 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Axwell & Ingrosso were scheduled to perform at the UEFA Europe League football final during the Manchester United vs. Ajax game May 24, but the duo decided to cancel its appearance in honor of the victims of the recent attack at the Ariana Grande show in Manchester, May 22.

Axwell & Ingrosso addressed the decision in a post to Instagram.

“Due to the terrible events in Manchester we have worked with Uefa to agree that our performance at the Cup Final will be cancelled,” the post reads. “It doesn't feel right to us to continue. The UK has been a huge part of our career and our hearts are with them now and to people all over the world suffering from any effects of violence, of any kind. We were very much looking forward to this but the occasion doesn't feel right for us. Music will always bring us together but we must respect how sad people feel today. All our love. Axwell and Sebastian.”

Read the full post below.


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