The rocker and former Beatle said in a statement Wednesday that he has cancelled his June 18 concert in Cary, North Carolina, in opposition to the passage of the bill. Starr said he was sorry to disappoint fans, “but we need to take a stand against this hatred. Spread peace and love.”
A joint statement on Wednesday from the Recording Industry Association of America, a trade group representing music labels, and the Music Business Association, representing music retailers and services, condemned similar legislation in Tennessee.
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