Jack White angered fans at his show at Radio City, New York last night (September 29) by ending his set after 1 hour.
The former White Stripes man was playing the first of two nights at Manhattan’s Radio City Music Hall when he abruptly cut his set short, walking off stage an hour before his gigs have usually finished on his current tour.
According to Buzzfeed, once fans realised White was not just talking an extra-long break before an encore set, the scene at the venue turned “ugly” and fans took to Twitter to vent their anger towards the singer.
Hunter Walker, a politics reporter for the New York Observer, who was at the show, tweeted: “Mystery solved. Security guy @ Radio City said Jack White ‘wasn’t happy with the sound, I don’t know why he pulled that’.”
Jack White will return to the UK and Ireland next month when he brings his Blunderbuss tour back to Europe. The tour includes a show at Blackpool’s Empress Ballroom, the venue where The White Stripes recorded their first live DVD, Under Blackpool Lights.
Jack White will play:
O2 Arena Dublin (October 31)
London Alexandra Palace (November 2, 3)
Bridlington Spa (4)
Blackpool Empress Ballroom (6)
O2 Academy Birmingham (7)
Edinburgh Usher Hall (8)