Wawa Welcome America

Wawa Welcome America concert goes on after storm delay

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The Wawa Welcome America concert featuring Demi Lovato, Ludacris and Adam Blackstone took place on Tuesday night after a storm delay.

The Ben Franklin Parkway was evacuated around 5:30 p.m. as the storms moved through. The concert was scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. but was delayed due to the storm. Shortly before 8 p.m., Wawa Welcome America tweeted that the show would go on and the evacuation was lifted. The concert then began at 8:30 p.m.

The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Philadelphia and nearby communities. The warning expired at 5:45 p.m.

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