Kings of Leon Firefly Festival headline set cancelled as festival hit by 'dangerous weather'

Festival-goers were told to take down all tents and shelter in their vehicles

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Kings of Leon were forced to cancel their headline performance at the Firefly Music Festival last night due to “dangerous, inclement weather”.

Minutes before the band were due to appear on stage an announcement was made by festival organisers warning audiences to “clear out the festival site” and telling them to take down all tents.

The entirety of the Delaware-based festival was eventually evacuated and revellers were told remain in their cars while a storm rained down on the area.

Annoyed festival-goers reportedly chanted “This is bullsh**” and “F*** the storm!” after they were ushered out of the woodland site to the strains of Kings of Leon’s “Use Somebody” over the PA system.

The festival is due to continue tonight with The Killers headlining. Organisers have tweeted that they are doing all they can to reopen and will attempt to reschedule the acts that people missed out on from Saturday night.