Contact Us

Martina McBride Cancels SeaWorld Appearance

Rick Diamond, Getty Images

Martina McBride is following in the footsteps of two of her fellow country music stars. The singer has announced that, like Willie Nelson and Trisha Yearwood, she has canceled an upcoming appearance at SeaWorld.

Like the others, McBride cites the awareness of the poor way animals are treated at the park — which came to light after the documentary, ‘Blackfish,’ was released earlier this year — as her reason.

“I’ve decided that given all the issues that have been aired recently, the time isn’t right for me to play at Seaworld,” she shares on her Facebook page. “I have cancelled my scheduled performance at the Bands, Blues & BBQ event in March 2014.”

The Barenaked Ladies, who were also scheduled to appear, have also bowed out of their performance date. Scotty McCreery and Justin Moore were also once booked for the same series, which runs from Feb. 1 to March 14, 2014, but the schedule has since been removed from SeaWorld’s website.

McBride will still have plenty to keep her busy. She recently announced she will release an album of cover songs, ‘Everlasting,’ on her own label. The new record will be available on March 4, 2014, and feature some of her favorite songs, including ‘Do Right Woman, Do Right Man’ and ‘What Becomes of the Broken Hearted.’

Recommended for You

Around the Web

Best of The Boot

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for The Boot quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!