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Gerry Beckley (left) and Dewey Bunnell of the folk rock band America.

HUNTINGTON — Thursday’s America concert at the the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, the first in what became a long string of cancellations of local events. 

“The Marshall Artists Series is disappointed for our patrons and the community including our Marshall University students, however, we understand the need to keep the public safe,” said Penny Watkins, executive director for the Marshall Artists Series. “We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused, and we hope to bring them back in the future.”

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