Gabby Barrett Cancels Upcoming Festival Appearances Due To Pneumonia

Gabby Barrett will no longer be performing at the upcoming Cedar County Fair. On Thursday (July 15), the country superstar was forced to cancel her upcoming headlining performance at Winneshiek County Fair in Decorah, Iowa on Saturday (July 17) and…

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Gabby Barrett will no longer be performing at the upcoming Cedar County Fair.

On Thursday (July 15), the country superstar was forced to cancel her upcoming headlining performance at Winneshiek County Fair in Decorah, Iowa on Saturday (July 17) and Cedar County Fair in Hartington, NE on Sunday (July 18) due to an illness.

According to the festival’s social media, the “Footprints On The Moon” singer has come down with pneumonia and is resting.

The Cedar County Fair Board regrets to announce that Gabby Barrett will not be performing at the Cedar County Fair this Sunday, July 18th due to pneumonia,” the Cedar County Fair‘s statement on social media read. The same statement was shared for the Iowa-based festival, see both statements below.

The Cedar County Fair Board regrets to announce that Gabby Barrett will not be performing at the Cedar County Fair this…

Posted by Cedar County Fair on Thursday, July 15, 2021

The Winneshiek County Fair Board regrets to announce that Gabby Barrett will not be performing at the 2021 Winneshiek…

Posted by Winneshiek County Fair on Thursday, July 15, 2021

In Barrett’s absence, the Cedar County Fair announced they are “excited to welcome back Platinum Selling Country Music Star, Chris Lane.”

In addition to Lane, Jimmie Allen and LANCO will also headline the festival. The festival is scheduled to take place July 14-18 in Hartington, NE at Cedar County Fair Grounds.

If you purchased tickets to the event and would like to request a refund, please contact Etix. If you purchased your tickets locally and wish to have a refund, please visit the Cedar County Fair Office, which opens at 1 PM, each day. Season passes will not be refunded. All Gabby Barrett tickets will be valid for the concert.

The Winneshiek County Fair replaced Barrett with singer/songwriter and guitarist Lindsay Ell.

In addition Ell, Jordan Davis and Sawyer Brown will also perform the festival. The festival is scheduled to take place July 13-17 in on the Winneshiek Fairgrounds in Decorah, Iowa. 

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Andrew Wendowski is the Founder and CEO of Music Mayhem. As a 29-year-old entrepreneur, he oversees content as the Editor-In-Chief for the independent brand. Wendowski, who splits time between Philadelphia, Penn., and Nashville, Tenn., has an extensive background in multimedia. Before launching Music Mayhem in 2014, he worked as a highly sought-after photojournalist and tour photographer, collaborating with such labels as Interscope Records and Republic Records. He has captured photos of some of the biggest names, including Taylor Swift, Metallica, Harry Styles, P!NK, Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Shania Twain, and hundreds more. Wendowski’s photos and freelance work have appeared nationwide and can be seen everywhere from ad campaigns to various publications, including Billboard and Rolling Stone. When Wendowski isn’t running Music Mayhem, he enjoys spending time at concerts, traveling, and capturing photos.

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