Beyoncé paid $100,000 to keep trains running in Washington for fans of her concert

Beyoncé paid for the Washington DC subway to extend service by a full hour so fans could still return home. after the start of their last concert was delayed due to bad weather.

On Sunday (August 6), the 41-year-old “Cuff It” singer returned for a second night to perform at FedEx Field. However, about an hour before the scheduled 8:00 p.m. EST start, the venue posted a notice on “.

“Fans outside the gates and in the parking lots are asked to return to their cars,” the announcement said. “All fans inside the stadium are asked to seek shelter under covered hall areas and ramps until further notice.”

At 8:30 p.m. EST, FedEx Field issued an “all clear” update, saying that “fans may return to their seats.”

Meanwhile, the Washington DC Metro announced that its Silver Line train would be adding an “additional hour” to its service, which will be “funded by the tour to offset the $100,000 cost of running more trains.” to keep all 98 stations open for customers to disembark and to cover other operational stations.” costs”.

“The extended time means #BeyHive can stay at the ‘party’ and still get home on the Metro,” he said website added.

At the time, it was reported that the delay in rain caused chaos among concert-goers. Several fans tweeted urgently, complaining about the parking.

“Come and control the parking traffic!! “Nobody directs ANYTHING,” one fan wrote, while a second added that they were stuck in traffic for “hours”.

Meanwhile, seat ticket holders said they were left in the dark as to what was going on.

“Your ticket holders are officially in chaos. There are no announcements and no indication that we need bracelets. What is being done to help?” a third questioned.

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“They won’t let us on the ground. Why?” another inquired.

One asked: “Has Beyoncé started yet? Everyone.”

The night before, it was reported that Beyoncé had added Lizzo’s name back to her list of tributes for her song “Break My Soul (The Queens Remix).”

The move comes after the “Break My Soul” singer seemingly changed her lyrics to remove Lizzo’s name during her Boston concert, leading fans to believe it was a deliberate omission in response to the lawsuit against the “Truth Hurts” rapper acted.

But shortly thereafter, Beyoncé’s fashion designer mom, Tina Knowles, 69, shut down fan speculation on Instagram, writing, “She didn’t say her own sister’s name either, you guys really should stop that.”

Emma Bowman

Emma Bowman is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Emma Bowman joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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