MUSIC NEWS - Green Day today announced they will are cancelling their club tour that was due to launch in Seattle at the Paramount Theatre on September 26 and was due to wrap up in Tempe, AZ at the Marquee Theatre on December 10th. Tickets for these club shows will be refunded at point of purchase. Additionally, Green Day is postponing all scheduled appearances for the months of January and February. New dates for these rescheduled shows will be announced and previously purchased tickets will be honored on the new dates.
"Obviously the timing for this isn't ideal, but Billie Joe's well-being is our main concern," said Mike Dirnt. "We are happy to say that Billie Joe is doing well, and we want to thank you all for the outpouring of support and well wishes that we have received, and we can't wait to see you all again soon." As you know, Billy Joe recently entered re-hab and still requires medical assistance.
Green Day also announced they would move up the release date of Green Day ¡Tré! to December 11, 2012 from its original date of January 15, 2013.
"We feel bad we have to delay our tour, so to make up for it we want to give our fans the music earlier than we had planned," said Tré Cool. "If we couldn't be there to play it for you live, the least we could do was give you the next best thing."
FULL LIST OF CANCELED 2012 GREEN DAY TOUR DATES-
28 San Francisco, CA The Fillmore
27 New Orleans, LA Voodoo Music Experience
26 Seattle, WA Paramount Theatre
27 Kennewick, WA Toyota Center
29 Salem, OR Salem Armory Auditorium
1 Sacramento, CA Memorial Auditorium
2 Reno, NV Grand Sierra Resort - Grand Theatre
4 Santa Cruz, CA Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
10 Tempe, AZ Marquee Theatre
LIST OF POSTPONED 2013 TOUR DATES
7 Green Bay, WI Resch Center
8 Rosemont, IL Allstate Arena
10 Wilkes-Barre, PA Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
11 University Park, PA Bryce Jordan Center
13 Rochester, NY Blue Cross Arena
14 Pittsburgh, PA Consol Energy Center
16 Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center
18 Manchester, NH Verizon Wireless Arena
19 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
21 Fairfax, VA Patriot Center
22 Philadelphia, PA The Liacouras Center
24 Providence, RI Dunkin' Donuts Center
25 Portland, ME Cumberland Co. Civic Center
27 Quebec City, CQ Quebec Colisee Pepsi
29 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
30 Cleveland, OH Wolstein Ctr. / Cleveland St. Univ.
1 Moline, IL I Wireless Center
2 Madison, WI Alliant Energy Center Mem. Coliseum
4 Omaha, NE CenturyLink Center Omaha
6 Broomfield, CO 1st Bank Center
8 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena