Rumor has it Adele will not be performing a free show at a Quincy T station

The MBTA Transit Police would prefer it if 600 fans of the singer-songwriter didn't show up at the Quincy Center stop Wednesday.

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 05: Singer Adele performs on stage during her North American tour at Staples Center on August 5, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for BT PR)
Singer Adele performs on stage during her North American tour. –Kevin Winter/Getty Images for BT PR

Singer-songwriter Adele will soon be in Boston to perform two sold-out shows at the TD Garden September 14 and 15. The MBTA Transit Police would like you to know, however, that she will not be performing a free show at the Quincy Center MBTA station.

The rumor stems from a Facebook event created in May by a group of local DJs called the Usual Suspects claiming Adele would be playing a free concert at the T stop at 6 p.m. on September 14 along with roots rock band Train (get it?).

The group also created several other Facebook events for fake shows, including a Digital Underground and Snoop Dogg concert in the bathroom of the Weymouth Burger King and a pun-heavy concert at the Weymouth Whole Foods featuring The Red Hot Chili Peppers with Korn and The Cranberries.

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Most of the 631 people “attending” the Adele concert seemed to be in on the joke, but other fake concerts have caused a public nuisance before. In April, hundreds of people showed up for a fake Limp Bizkit concert at a Sunoco gas station in Dayton, Ohio after almost 9,000 people RSVPed to a Facebook event.

A representative for the MBTA Transit Police had not responded to a request for comment at the time of this article’s publication.

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