Blackfish Inspires Heart To Cancel SeaWorld Gig
Blackfish, an in depth look at SeaWorld and their practices in regards to the capturing and training of killer whales, or Orcas, premiered on CNN in October and has succeeded in calling into question the SeaWorld policy of capturing whales for the sake of entertainment. Heart announced their decision to cancel their Feb. 9 performance at SeaWorld on Dec 8, specifically citing Blackfish as an influencing factor in their decision.
Heart has chosen to decline their forthcoming performance at SeaWorld on 2/9/14 due to the controversial documentary film 'Black Fish'.
— Heart (@officialheart) December 8, 2013
Nancy also took to twitter to defend the band against critics that might say they should never have accepted the show in the first place, saying