My article explains why the organizers made their decision, and what is being offered to the artists originally slated for Yonge-Dundas Square during the upcoming Simcoe Day holiday weekend in 2012.
Publicity for my Toronto IRIE Festival Article
As well, my Xanga blog ("Some 2012 IRIE Concerts Postponed in Toronto") also promotes my article.
Writing Tip from the IRIE Reggae Festival in Toronto
I had prepared some time ago, by researching a significant number of annual Toronto events that I'd like to write about. One was the IRIE concert, which had a brief note in my Squidoo lens.
Today I saw a brief note in the newspaper about a "cancellation". I quickly wrote the main article, and kept digging for the official news release. That's the first place where the "postponement" was given a specific date.
The writing tip is to be ready to write or update the articles in your niche when news becomes available. That's how I scooped the details in my article about the 2012 TD IRIE Music Festival.