Kassav has pulled out of the Haitian Independence Festival less than a month before the event because some of the members, who also perform as solo artists, got other gigs. Kassav was scheduled to play at the Festival on January 17. The legendary band announced that they will not be there recently, even though they had been invited for months. Showbiz has learned that two of the band’ members are also expected to perform in Europe on the same weekend as the Haitian Independence festival. It is also believed that the artists were offered the same amount of money for their solo performance that they would have to split if they performed with the group.
Kassav Pulls Out of Indie fest
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