8 Mar 2011

Santana concert cancelled in Christchurch

11:39 am on 8 March 2011

A concert by musician Carlos Santana has been cancelled because of the Christchurch earthquake.

The show was to go ahead on 22 March at the CBS Canterbury arena in Christchurch.

Almost 3000 people had bought tickets. Organisers say they will be refunded.

A second concert in Auckland will go ahead as planned on 20 March.