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    Van Halen Postpones 31 dates on their current tour

    Per VHND.com:

    Van Halen have postponed 31 dates on their 2012 North American tour. The postponed shows were to run from July 7 in Uncasville, CT through Sept. 25 in Milwaukee, WI.
    No official reason has been given for the postponements, and there’s no word yet on when the rescheduled dates will be announced.
    (Note that these dates have been POSTPONED, not canceled. Several shows on Van Halen’s 2007-2008 were postponed as well, and all were ultimately rescheduled.)
    The band has 13 upcoming shows which will go on as scheduled:
    5/19 St. Paul, Minn., Xcel Energy Center
    5/22 Kansas City, Mo., Sprint Center
    5/24 Denver, Colo., Pepsi Center
    5/27 Las Vegas, Nev., MGM Grand Garden Arena
    6/1 Los Angeles, Calif., Staples Center
    6/3 Oakland, Calif., Oracle Arena
    6/5 San Jose, Calif., HP Pavilion
    6/12 Anaheim, Calif, Honda Center
    6/14 San Diego, Calif – Viejas Arena
    6/16 Phoenix, Ariz., US Airways Center
    6/20 Dallas, Texas, American Airlines Center
    6/22 San Antonio, Texas, AT&T Center
    6/24 Houston, Texas, Toyota Center
    6/26 New Orleans, La., New Orleans Arena
    The postponed dates:
    7/7 Uncasville, Ct., Mohegan Sun Arena
    7/9 Hampton, Va., Hampton Coliseum
    7/11 Philadelphia, Pa., Wells Fargo Center
    7/13 East Rutherford, N.J., Izod Center
    7/15 Baltimore, Md., 1st Mariner Arena
    7/17 Rochester N.Y., Blue Cross Arena
    7/19 Detroit, Mich., Joe Louis Arena
    7/21 London, Ontario, John Labatt Centre
    7/24 Toledo, Ohio, Huntington Center
    7/26 Grand Rapids, Mich., Van Andel Arena
    7/28 Cleveland, Ohio, Quicken Loans Arena
    7/31 Fort Wayne, Ind., Allen County Memorial Coliseum
    8/2 Columbus, Ohio, Schottenstein Center
    8/4 Knoxville, Tenn., Thompson-Boiling Arena
    8/6 Memphis, Tenn., FedEx Forum
    8/8 Birmingham, Ala., BJCC Arena
    8/10 Greenville, S.C., BI-LO Center
    8/12 Cincinnati, Ohio, US Bank Arena
    8/21 Spokane, Wash., Spokane Arena
    8/23 Portland, Ore., Rose Garden
    8/25 Sacramento, Calif.,Power Balance Pavilion
    8/28 Fresno, Calif., Save Mart Center
    8/30 Reno, Nev., Reno Events Center
    9/4 Salt Lake City, Utah — EnergySolutions Arena
    9/8 Albuquerque, N.M., Tingley Coliseum
    9/11 El Paso, Texas, Don Haskins Center
    9/13 Austin, Texas, Frank Erwin Center
    9/15 Oklahoma City, Okla., Chesapeake Energy Arena
    9/17 Wichita, Kan. – Intrust Bank Arena
    9/21 Moline, Ill., Iwireless Center
    9/25 Milwaukee, Wis., Bradley Center

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    It's simple case of management wanting to continue with the tour and make as much money as possible, which is probably why theire hired and the band just saying that 3/4 of them are now in their 50's and need to take things a a more sensible pace nowadays.

    No big shocks!



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