Again? Yes, Again. Shark in the Park Cancelled Due to Predicted Rain
Ya know, we cannot catch a break with Shark in the Park.
So, it looks like it's going to rain this afternoon, so the scheduled concert for tonight at Henry Law Park in Dover with Tapedeck Heroez is being cancelled and rescheduled to August 25th due to the impending rain and potential thunderstorms. Normally, we would have the rain date at the Strand in Dover, however, they have an event tonight, so we have moved Tapedeck Heroez to Wednesday, August 25th, same time, 6-8pm at Henry Law Park in Dover, weather permitting.
I really hate to call these off. There is a lot of work that goes into the planning of these events and it kills me to cancel, however, there are some things that we just can't control and the weather is one of those things.
We watch the weather and have to make a call one way or the other early enough so people can make plans to join us at this fun outdoor, community event. When the predicted rain is a certain percent, we sometimes roll the dice and play anyway, however, if the rain includes thunder, we call it for safety reasons. We don't want all the band's equipment to get wet and ruined. Many of the bands that we book for Shark in the Park depend on their music, their equipment, to make them money and put food on the table, so we don't want to jeopardize that. Not to mention that they will be plugging in equipment and electricity + water = could be dangerous.
The worst part about calling these off is when the forecast is like this one, there's a chance that it would have been fine to have the event. Mother Nature has not been very cooperative lately.
Next week, we are hopeful that we will have a nice night to get out and dance. If you'd like to see the full lineup of bands, just click here.
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