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Lady Antebellum cancels March Oklahoma City show; Tulsa concert still on

by Brandy McDonnell Published: October 18, 2013
This May 8, 2013 file photo released by iHeartRadio shows members of the band Lady Antebellum, from left, Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott, and Dave Haywood during a performance in New York. (AP)
This May 8, 2013 file photo released by iHeartRadio shows members of the band Lady Antebellum, from left, Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott, and Dave Haywood during a performance in New York. (AP)

A version of this story appears in Friday’s Weekend Life section of The Oklahoman.

Lady Antebellum cancels Oklahoma City show
The Grammy-winning contemporary country trio has delayed the start of its 60-city tour from November to January.

Lady Antebellum’s concert scheduled for March 27 at Chesapeake Energy Arena has been canceled, the venue announced this week.

All tickets that were purchased online through Ticketmaster.com will automatically be refunded. For all other purchases made, ticketholders are instructed to go back to the point of purchase for refunds, according to the news release.

For more information on refunds, ticket purchasers are encouraged to call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.

The contemporary country trio, which recently released a new single titled “Compass,” announced this week on its website that it is delaying the start of its 60-city concert tour, which was scheduled to launch Nov. 8 in Southaven, Miss.

The first leg of the “Take Me Downtown Tour,” featuring special guests Kip Moore and Kacey Musgraves, now will kick off Jan. 10 in Peoria, Ill. The group is releasing a deluxe version of its latest album, “Golden,” in November and attributed the tour delay to the new release.

“To accommodate the new release and in order to give you guys the best show possible, we’ve had to move things around on our tour schedule … We hope these changes aren’t too much trouble for you, and that we’ll get to see you in one of the more than 60 cities the tour will hit next year,” the band said in its message on ladyantebellum.com.

“Check back here for more info on the rescheduled dates…we’ll be posting updates frequently and be in touch a lot over the next few weeks. We are sorry for the inconvenience, we love you guys, and we’re excited to see you on the road!”

While the group will rescheduling several shows, the Oklahoma City and Springfield, Mo., dates are listed as canceled at ladyantebellum.com.

Lady A’s March 28 show at Tulsa’s BOK Center is still on the tour schedule. For tickets or information for the Tulsa show, go to www.bokcenter.com.

The Grammy-winning trio, which consists of Hillary Scott, Dave Haywood and Charles Kelley, has been on hiatus since Scott gave birth to a daughter in July.

-BAM


by Brandy McDonnell
Entertainment Reporter
Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more...
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