Arctic Monkeys have been forced to postpone shows in Birmingham and Glasgow.
It always falls on the fans. Late yesterday afternoon (October 31st) Arctic Monkeys were forced to cancel a show in Birmingham, citing illness as the reason for the postponement. Fans were understandably disappointed - check out the comments on this news posting, for example - but the band explained that nothing could be done.
Now Arctic Monkeys have went one further, postponing a Glasgow show and revealing that Alex Turner is suffering from laryngitis. In a statement the band said:
Following the decision to postpone the show at the Birmingham LG Arena tonight and after seeking medical advice, Arctic Monkeys must also postpone the show at the Glasgow Hydro on Fri November 1st. Alex Turner has been diagnosed with Laryngitis and is regrettably not able to perform. The show at the LG Arena in Birmingham will now take place on November 20th and the show at the Glasgow Hydro will now take place on November 21st. All tickets will remain valid for these shows.
We wish to apologise to all ticket holders for any inconvenience this has caused. Please contact the customer services at the box office you purchased your tickets for any further assistance.
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Arctic Monkeys have moved to re-schedule the postponed shows. The band will now play Birmingham's LG Arena on November 20th, while the show at Glasgow's Hydro venue will now take place on November 21st. All tickets remain valid for these shows.
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