Gig organisers ‘sorry to disappoint’ Sir Tom Jones fans

Sir Tom Jones on stage in Alnwick. Picture by Jane Coltman
Sir Tom Jones on stage in Alnwick. Picture by Jane Coltman
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The cause of the power cut that caused an abrupt end to the Sir Tom Jones concert in Alnwick is being investigated.

Organisers Loose Cannon Events say the problem was caused by an issue with the generator power supply.

Neil Winterbottom, director of Loose Cannon Events said: “Unfortunately, during Sir Tom Jones’s performance last nght at Alnwick Castle, there was an issue with the generator power supply which meant that the concert finished abruptly.

“I wish to make it clear that this situation is not associated with the artist or his management team or Alnwick Castle.

“Loose Cannon Events employed an established company to supply the power generators and who are well-versed in supplying power to large events of this scale and we are investigating the incident.

“We are sorry to disappoint concert-goers with the abrupt end to the concert and all enquiries should be directed to alnwickenquiries@loosecannonevents.com.”

Sir Tom was some 45 minutes into the gig, entertaining the eager crowd with his vast repertoire of well known songs, when power was lost.

After a short delay the concert resumed but another power cut brought an abrupt end to the evening.

Dozens of spectators have taken to social media to voice their anger and frustration at the abandonment.

Many have also criticised the organisation of the event, citing long queues and concerns about the hazards they were exposed to as they made their exit in the dark.