Riverbend postpones the country show on Thursday as the Ohio River rises

Riverbend Music Center canceled a Thursday night show due to unprecedented rainfall in recent days. Country music star Brantley Gilbert was scheduled to play at the river’s concert venue with Michael Ray and Lindsay Ell on Thursday The Rapid Rise of the Ohio River, concert officials said the show has been postponed. A new date has not been announced. Concert goers should keep their original tickets as they are valid for the new date. The cancellation is due to the heavy rainfall in the Cincinnati area for several days in a row. As of Wednesday night, the Ohio River stands at 41.18 feet. That is above the 40 foot action level but well below the 52 foot high tide level. The river is expected to peak at 42.6 feet on Friday, officials from the National Weather Service said. In general, flooding begins to hit Coney Island and the Riverbend Music Center in the area 48 feet.

Riverbend Music Center canceled a Thursday night show due to unprecedented rainfall in recent days.

Country star Brantley Gilbert was supposed to play with Michael Ray and Lindsay Ell at the concert venue by the river on Thursday.

Due to the rapid rise of the Ohio River, concert officials said the show had been postponed.

A postponed date was not announced. Concert goers should keep their original tickets as they are valid for the new date.

The cancellation is due to the heavy rainfall in the Cincinnati area for several days in a row.

As of Wednesday night, the Ohio River is at 41.18 feet. This is above the 40 foot action level but well below the 52 foot high tide level.

The river is expected to climb at 42.6 feet Friday, officials from the National Weather Service said.

In general, flooding affects Coney Island and the Riverbend Music Center at an elevation of about 48 feet.

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