Tanzania's bongo artist Rayvanny has just announced that he won't be flying into the country for his much anticipated concert in Kisumu City.
Taking to his Instagram page the "Nitongoze" hit maker shared a post of his concert poster with the word "Cancelled" spewed across it in bold red.
Vanny Boy captioned the post, "to all my lovely fans in Kisumu due to promoters and event organizers issues I am sorry to say that I won't be able to perform in Kisumu today.
I was ready for you but there is always a next time.
I love you all," finished off the musician as he accompanied the post with love heart emojis.
Tickets to the show were going at 1k for early bird regular and 2500 for early bad VIP. The prices went up by 1k if one was to purchase the tickets at the gate.
The organizers meant to bring in the artist into the country issued a statement shortly afterwards saying that it was taking full responsibility for the failed performance after weeks of planning.
They however highlighted that a second party had let them down and they had no control of how things turned out.
"Lion Empire Entertainment wishes to regrettably postpone the event to a later date.
Our Main Artist could not travel to Kenya, due to non compliance with a travel agent Lion Empire had contracted to ensure
Lion Empire takes full responsibility for this action and will seek legal actions to determine the way forward." Read part of their official statement.
The team went on to let their fans know that they could request for a refund of their money through the official ticket purchasing website that they had used or let it be valid for the postponement of the event.
"In No Way are our partners directly or indirectly involved or responsible for this failed event.
We would also like to Sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused to the many fans who had already paid for the event and we want to assure them of swift movement on the choice they want to make regarding to payments already made," finished off Lion Empire's statement.