Usher Plays Surprise Club Show After Last-Minute Lovers & Friends Cancellation

Following the cancellation of the Lovers & Friends Festival, Usher decided to provide fans with a treat in Vegas and ended up doing a surprise show for his fans.

He performed at the Jewel Nightclub in the Aria and brought Lil Jon on stage during his surprise show. The festival announced the cancellation hours before it began: “Lovers & Friends Festival has unfortunately been canceled due to dangerous weather predicted for Saturday. Fans who purchased tickets directly through Front Gate Tickets will receive a refund within 30 days. For more information, visit”

The statement continued, “[T]he National Weather Service has now issued a High Wind Warning, including dangerous 30-35 mph sustained winds with gusts potentially more than 60 mph.  Following advice from the National Weather Service and in consultation with local public officials, we must make the safest decision for our fans, artists, and staff and cancel tomorrow’s Lovers & Friends Festival.”