Weapons N’ Roses have postponed their upcoming tour efficiency in St. Louis, Missouri, following an sickness within the group.
“Dangle on to your tickets, the occasion organizer is working to reschedule the live performance,” the St. Louis Cardinals — who play at Busch Stadium, the place the live performance was to be held on Saturday, September 9 — mentioned in an announcement on Friday, September 8, in line with native information affiliate Fox 2 St. Louis. “You’ll obtain an replace through electronic mail as quickly because the standing of the occasion modifications or the brand new date is introduced.”
The assertion continued: “Please be aware, followers who’re unable to make the rescheduled date shall be eligible for a refund.”
The band — which at present consists of Axl Rose, Duff McKagan, Slash, Dizzy Reed, Richard Fortus and Melissa Reese — didn’t handle the postponement on the time, nor had been any particulars in regards to the unspecified sickness launched.
The native information outlet additionally shared footage of the live performance’s stage being taken down at Busch Stadium on Friday through their YouTube channel.
Earlier this month, Rose, 61, apologized for being “a bit horse” throughout one of many group’s performances in New York. “Enjoyable night time, Nice Crowd!! Nice Venue!! N’ nice to be again!!” he wrote alongside an image of a mini horse through X (previously generally known as Twitter) on Saturday, September 2. “Once more my apologies and thanks!!”
Weapons N’ Roses kicked off their 2023 tour in June in Tel Aviv, Israel. They performed almost 20 reveals throughout Spain, Belgium, Denmark, Norway, The U.Okay., Germany, Switzerland, Italy, the Netherlands, France, Romania, Hungary and Greece earlier than starting the North American leg of the tour in Canada final month.
Whereas the brand new St. Louis live performance date has but to be introduced, the band is anticipated to play the Thompson-Boling Enviornment in Knoxville, Tennessee, earlier than rounding out the tour with reveals in Florida, Mississippi, Texas, California, Arizona and British Columbia.
The group has an fascinating historical past with St. Louis, as they beforehand canceled a gig in 2016 on the twenty fifth anniversary of the Riverport Riot. Throughout a 1991 efficiency in St. Louis, chaos broke out after Rose dove into the group after yelling at a fan for taking footage. Rose and the band ended the present early, selling an hours-long riot from followers. They made their official return to St. Louis in 2017.
The band is the newest of a number of celebrities who’ve postponed upcoming reveals as a consequence of sickness. Bruce Springsteen postponed his September tour dates after revealing he’s been affected by peptic ulcer dysfunction whereas Paramore additionally canceled their remaining tour dates as a consequence of lead singer Hayley Williams’ ongoing lung an infection.