Anita Baker cancels her Atlanta concert minutes before show start

Atlanta — If you thought you were going to sing your heart out to the ballads of Anita Baker on Saturday, you probably needed to think again.

The R&B legend canceled his show at State Farm Arena just minutes before the show was set to begin.

Anita Baker performs at Little Caesars Arena on July 22, 2022.

“Due to late and unforeseen circumstances, tonight’s ‘An Evening with Anita Baker’ event featuring eight-time Grammy Award-winning superstar Anita Baker, which was scheduled to take place at State Farm Arena, has been canceled,” the venue said in an email sent Saturday evening. . “Refunds will be returned at the point of purchase.”

No further information about the cancellation was provided. A State Farm spokesperson, contacted by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, said he had no details beyond the location statement.