Pop punk band Green Day has cancelled their remaining tour dates for 2012 while postponing all early 2013 dates due to ongoing issues with singer/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong. The cancelled dates will be available for refund at point of purchase while a new set of tour dates will be released shortly for the postponed dates. All previously purchased tickets will be honored at those shows.
Bassist Mike Dirnt states, “Obviously the timing for this isn’t ideal, but Billie Joe’s well-being is our main concern. 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.”
Because of this situation, the band will be releasing ¡Tre!, the third album in their current trilogy, a month in advance, upping the release date from Jan. 15, 2013 to Dec. 11th, 2012.
Drummer Tré Cool adds, “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. If we couldn’t be there to play it for you live, the least we could do was give you the next best thing.”
All affected tour dates can be found below.
COMPLETE LIST OF CANCELED 2012 TOUR DATES
28th San Francisco, CA The Fillmore
27th New Orleans, LA Voodoo Music Experience
26th Seattle, WA Paramount Theatre
27th Kennewick, WA Toyota Center
29th Salem, OR Salem Armory Auditorium
1st Sacramento, CA Memorial Auditorium
2nd Reno, NV Grand Sierra Resort – Grand Theatre
4th Santa Cruz, CA Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
10th Tempe, AZ Marquee Theatre
LIST OF POSTPONED 2013 TOUR DATES
7th Green Bay, WI Resch Center
8th Rosemont, IL Allstate Arena
10th Wilkes-Barre, PA Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
11th University Park, PA Bryce Jordan Center
13th Rochester, NY Blue Cross Arena
14th Pittsburgh, PA Consol Energy Center
16th Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center
18th Manchester, NH Verizon Wireless Arena
19th Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
21st Fairfax, VA Patriot Center
22nd Philadelphia, PA The Liacouras Center
24th Providence, RI Dunkin’ Donuts Center
25th Portland, ME Cumberland Co. Civic Center
27th Quebec City, CQ Quebec Colisee Pepsi
29th Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
30th Cleveland, OH Wolstein Ctr. / Cleveland St. Univ.
1st Moline, IL I Wireless Center
2nd Madison, WI Alliant Energy Center Mem. Coliseum
4th Omaha, NE CenturyLink Center Omaha
6th Broomfield, CO 1st Bank Center
8th Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena
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