Cobb took to his social media to inform fans that his performance at The Deaf Institute will go on despite the tragedies that went on the night before. The musician reassured his online followers that he did not want to belittle the situation, but rather show courage in times of darkness.
“Dear Manchester, After much consideration, we’ve decided tonight’s show at The Deaf Institute will go on. While we do not want to be insensitive to your tragedy, we also refuse to let terrorism win. Our hearts break for your loss and we will be there with you tonight to mourn and help heal. With love and many prayers, Brent,” he wrote on Facebook.
The Deaf Institute confirmed the scheduled concert on their own Facebook page as well, stating that the Manchester city leadership and the Chief Constable of Manchester gave approval to local venues to continue on with the lineup they prepared furthermore.
According to CNN at this time, at least 22 people have died from the attack at the Manchester Arena concert on Monday night. Dozens more are reported injured and many are being taken care of at hospitals around the city. The incident has been considered a terrorist attack by the city and is being investigated at this time.
Many country stars reacted to the attack, sending their love and prayers to all of those affected. Brent Cobb and the venue he is prepared to play at also gave their condolences over the distressing events.