Cheap Trick Join List Of Artists Boycotting SeaWorld

Following cancellations by Heart, Willie Nelson and the Barenaked Ladies, Cheap Trick are the latest group to refuse to play at SeaWorld. The band had been scheduled to play the water park's Bands, Brew and BBQ concert series on February 8.

CT didn't give a reason for the cancelation, but it is likely the same as the three other acts - an act of protest against SeaWorld's maltreatment of its aquatic life.

The park issued a response to the recent spate of cancellations:

"While we are disappointed that a small group of misinformed individuals were able to deny fans what would have been great concerts at Sea World by Heart, Willie Nelson, and Barenaked Ladies, we respect the bands' decisions."

CNN recently aired its film Blackfish, which documented the poor conditions to which captive orcas are subjected.

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