Blink-182 stated yesterday that they had to cancel their appearance at this year’s Bamboozle Festival and now it is apparent all of the touring dates in North America are cancelled as well.
The reason being that Travis Barker requires an urgent tonsillectomy and the recovery time will cut into touring. All of the tour dates for Blink will be refunded. Check out the official message by simply looking below.
“The members of blink-182 have announced today the cancelation of all their May 2012 tour dates due to a medical emergency. Blink-182’s drummer, Travis Barker, requires an urgent tonsillectomy with a recovery period expected to extend beyond the scheduled tour dates. The band apologizes for any inconvenience as a result of these cancelations and thanks their fans for their ongoing support.
The May 10th and 11th concerts at the Winstar Casino in Thackerville, OK have been rescheduled for September 13 and 14, 2012. All previously issued tickets will be honored on the new dates respectively. Refunds are available at point of purchase.
The following tour dates are cancelled and will not be rescheduled:
May 15 at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, NY;
May 17 at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, NH; May 18 at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT;
May 19 at The Bamboozle in Asbury Park, NJ;
May 20 at Sands Bethlehem Event Center in Bethlehem, PA; May 22 at Colisee Pepsi Arena in Quebec City, Canada.
Refunds for these performances will be available at point of purchase. Any tickets purchased at www.ticketmaster.com or www.billetech.com will be automatically credited back to the credit card used to make the order. All tickets purchased at venue box offices must be returned to the box office to receive a refund.”