Van Halen Cancels Postponed Tour Dates.

I’m amazed one leg of the tour even got completed considering the track record of Van Halen over the past two decades. The band had initially added a second leg of A Different Kind of Truth tour which is understandable as this was a reunion of sorts that had been long overdue and was quite successful I imagine. But then the announcement via Rolling Stone came that those tour dates were being postponed and according to Rolling Stone were because of the usual friction in the band. Now it appears that any dates after the June 26th gig are flat out cancelled. So if you had missed the band the first time and were ready to see them come around in maybe a different location then you’re out of luck. After the jump is the list of cancelled dates which I’m sure you’ll be able to get refunds.

July 7: Uncasville, Ct., Mohegan Sun Arena
July 9: Hampton, Va., Hampton Coliseum
July 11: Philadelphia, Pa., Wells Fargo Center
July 13: East Rutherford, N.J., Izod Center
July 15: Baltimore, Md., 1st Mariner Arena
July 17: Rochester N.Y., Blue Cross Arena
July 19: Detroit, Mich., Joe Louis Arena
July 21: London, Ontario, John Labatt Centre
July 24: Toledo, Ohio, Huntington Center
July 26: Grand Rapids, Mich., Van Andel Arena
July 28: Cleveland, Ohio, Quicken Loans Arena
July 31: Fort Wayne, Ind., Allen County Memorial Coliseum
August 2: Columbus, Ohio, Schottenstein Center
August 4: Knoxville, Tenn., Thompson-Boiling Arena
August 6: Memphis, Tenn., FedEx Forum
August 8: Birmingham, Ala., BJCC Arena
August 10: Greenville, S.C., BI-LO Center
August 12: Cincinnati, Ohio, US Bank Arena
August 21: Spokane, Wash., Spokane Arena
August 23: Portland, Ore., Rose Garden
August 25: Sacramento, Calif.,Power Balance Pavilion
August 28: Fresno, Calif., Save Mart Center
August 30: Reno, Nev., Reno Events Center
September 4: Salt Lake City, Utah — EnergySolutions Arena
September 8: Albuquerque, N.M., Tingley Coliseum
September 11: El Paso, Texas, Don Haskins Center
September 13: Austin, Texas, Frank Erwin Center
September 15: Oklahoma City, Okla., Chesapeake Energy Arena
September 17: Wichita, Kan. – Intrust Bank Arena
September 21: Moline, Ill., Iwireless Center
September 25: Milwaukee, Wis., Bradley Center

I missed them in Oakland and wouldn’t have minded seeing them in Sacramento. But oh well. Frankly this is a shame regardless of why the shows got cancelled. This had the makings of one of the greatest rock comebacks at least in the modern era and it’s turning into the same old same old with Van Halen. If word gets out just what is going on with the band I’ll post something up of course.

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One response to “Van Halen Cancels Postponed Tour Dates.

  1. I love Van Halen. That being said, I can’t stand Diamond Dave. Sammy can outsing and outclass the guy ten out of ten times. I like the musical material better in the Dave era, however, Dave can’t and never could sing. I guess he did have that one high note that he doesn’t have any more. Sooooo……what I’m trying to say is. Bring Sammy and Micheal back!

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