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The promoter of an Old School" concert in Atlanta has apologized after ticket holders called the show a "disaster" and demanded refunds.

People who attended the "Saturday Nite Old School Music Festival 2021" at Home Depot Backyard in Atlanta on Sept. 11, expected to see Johnny Gill (pictured), The Commodores, and Frankie Beverly & Maze.

Other artists in the lineup included Kool & the Gang and The Whispers.

The crowd started booing when Johnny Gill finally emerged onstage and told them he wasn't performing.

People who left the concert early complained that they did not get what the promoter promised.

Many said the concert began two hours late and unknown artists took up a lot of time on stage.

The promoter of the show, SEMG, has issued a statement apologizing and promising "partial refunds" on a case-by-case basis.

The promoter told Channel 2's Tom Jones that he is considering offering partial refunds.

However, when Jones set up an interview with the promoter to give him an opportunity to give his side of the story, he never showed up.

He also stopped answering the phone calls and texts from Jones.

"This was one of the biggest rip-offs I've ever seen," concertgoer Reggie Nelson told Jones.

Other concertgoers include the wife of Shelley Wynter, co-host of WSB Radio's "Word On the Street," who received her ticket as a gift from her husband.

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Fans who bought tickets to attend Saturday night's old school concert in Atlanta are demanding refunds after advertised artists failed to show.

People who attended the "Saturday Nite Old School Music Festival 2021" at Home Depot Backyard in Atlanta on Sept. 11, expected to see The Commodores and Frankie Beverly & Maze.

Other artists in the lineup included Johnny Gill, Kool & the Gang, and The Whispers.

But many fans who attended the concert say their experience was horrible, and most of the performers were unknown artists.

A video on social media shows people chanting "REFUND!"

"This was one of the biggest rip-offs I've seen," Reggie Nelson told Channel 2's Tom Jones. "Everybody feels like they've been ripped off. A lot of people got up to leave before things were done."

People who left the concert early complained that they did not get what the promoter promised.

Many said the concert began two hours late and unknown artists took up a lot of time on stage.

The crowd started booing when Johnny Gill finally emerged onstage and told them he wasn't performing.

"They must have said Johnny we don't have all your money, but we will give you something if you just go out and say hi to the crowd," Cheryl Shiver told Channel 2 Action News.

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Johnny Gill R&B crooner Johnny Gill was featured on last night's edition of TV One's acclaimed music series 'Unsung'.

One of the subjects that viewers tuned in to hear Gill discuss were the rampant bisexual rumors that have dogged him over the years.

Gill, 46, who dated R&B singer Stacey Lattisaw when he was 15-years-old, seemed conflicted when talking about the persistent gay rumors.

On the one hand he says he has "compassion" for homosexuals, but on the other hand, he says, "it just doesn't feel good."

"If I could tell you why I sure would have by now … at this point in time I would have been able to cure that issue … to get rid of that issue," he explained.

"I took (sic) for the life of me never, never understood where it came from, why it lasted as it's lasted."

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When Johnny Gill recently spilled the tea about Tracey Edmonds' mama breaking up her marriage with Eddie Murphy, it was nothing we hadn't already heard before.

But maybe hearing it come out of Gill's mouth on syndicated radio was the trigger that set Tracey off.

Eddie's ex-fiancee called Tom Joyner personally to air her side of the story on the allegations made by Eddie's BFF Gill - who shares a home with Murphy.

As if that wasn't enough, Tracey also fired off a press release to the national media denying the allegations made by Johnny Gill in a radio interview. Edmonds, who is under a gag order not to reveal Eddie's dirty secrets, all but ripped the shroud of secrecy from Eddie and Johnny's relationship when she said - and I quote - "We all know the truth, Johnny."

As previously reported, Gill was asked to comment on reports that Murphy's mother Lillian got into a heated argument with Edmonds' mom during the former couple's "spiritual ceremony" near Bora Bora. Gill told Banks: "One of Tracey's guests said some things that were inappropriate that triggered everything with the mom, and that's how it all started."

Gill also denied rumors that he is secretly in a relationship with Murphy and was ultimately responsible for the legal ceremony being cancelled.

Banks told listeners Monday that Tracey had reached him by phone that morning, but was under gag order and couldn't discuss the issue because of a confidentiality agreement she signed with Eddie at the end of their relationship.

However her publicist released an official statement regarding Johnny Gill's comments during Friday's interview.

According to Banks, the statement read: "I was very shocked and disappointed to hear of Johnny Gill's false spin on the chain of events surrounding our wedding. His outrageous lies were clearly a very desperate and pathetic attempt to clean up his reputation at my expense. I would appreciate it if Mr. Gill would refrain from continuing to spread false gossip and lies to the public, and allow everyone involved to move on with their lies. We all know the real truth." (Source)