The country-rock band Alabama was forced to cancel their show in New York and postpone a Maryland gig on their upcoming tour due to logistical issues.
Alabama was set to perform on February 2 at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, Maryland, but due to “logistical issues,” the show has been moved to November 22, with tickets honored at the new date. Additionally, the group cancelled another show citing logistical issues at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, New York, which was supposed to take place on February 1. This show has not been rescheduled. Neither venue offered more details regarding specific logistical issues that caused the cancellations.
Both shows were a part of the band’s 50th Anniversary Tour, set to kick-off on January 10 in Detroit, Michigan, followed by shows in cities like Albany, New Orleans, Pittsburgh, Little Rock, Myrtle Beach, and Salt Lake City. They’ll round-out the tour in Baltimore late November. Throughout the run, they’ll be joined by special guests like Charlie Daniels Band, The Marshall Tucker Band, and Chris Janson, among others.
“Teddy, Jeff and I are humbled at the amount of fans that are coming out to see us,” lead vocalist Randy Owen said in a press release coinciding with the tour announcement. “We are finding out that we are playing to three generations of fans who have followed us and our music from day one. The fans are the ones responsible for our continued success on the road, and we love them.”
In addition to the previously-announced tour dates, Alabama has shared news that they will headline Tumbleweed festival in Kansas City next year. The country music festival, running from May 30 to June 1, will also feature The Marshall Tucker Band, Blackberry Smoke, Whiskey Myers, and Reckless Kelly.
Check out Alabama’s updated list of tour dates below.
Alabama 50th Anniversary Tour Dates
Jan. 10 – Detroit, Mich. – The Fox Theatre (w/ Chris Janson)
Jan. 11 – Indianapolis, Ind. – Bankers Life Fieldhouse (w/ Restless Heart)
Jan. 19 – Atlantic City, N.J. – Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena
Jan. 20 – Albany, N.Y. – Times Union Center (w/ Exile)
Feb. 14 – San Antonio, TX – San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo
Feb. 15 – New Orleans, LA – Smoothie King Center (w/ Tracy Lawrence)
Feb. 28 – Plant City, Fla. – Florida Strawberry Festival
March 1 – St. Augustine, Fla. – The St. Augustine Amphitheatre
March 14 – Salem, Va. – Salem Civic Center (w/ The Oak Ridge Boys)
March 15 – Pittsburgh, Penn. – PPG Paints Arena (w/ Tracy Lawrence)
March 22 – Springfield, Mo. – JQH Arena (w/ The Charlie Daniels Band)
March 23 – North Little Rock, Ark. – Verizon Arena (w/ The Charlie Daniels Band)
April 5 – Greensboro, N.C. – Greensboro Coliseum (w/ The Charlie Daniels Band)
April 6 – Charlottesville, Va. – John Paul Jones Arena (w/ The Charlie Daniels Band)
April 12 – Wilkes-Barre, Penn, – Mohegan Sun Arena (w/ The Charlie Daniels Band)
April 13 – Hartford, Conn. – XL Center (w/ The Charlie Daniels Band)
April 26 – Providence, R.I. – Dunkin’ Donuts Center (w/ The Charlie Daniels Band)
April 27 – State College, Penn. – Bryce Jordan Center (w/ The Charlie Daniels Band)
May 31 – Cedar Rapids, Iowa – U.S. Cellular Center
June 1 – La Cygne, Kan. – Tumbleweed
June 6 – Myrtle Beach, S.C. – Carolina Country Music Festival
June 7 – Macon, Ga. – Macon Centreplex Coliseum (w/ The Marshall Tucker Band)
June 13 -16 – Grand Junction, Conn. – Country Jam (performance date TBA)
June 15 – Salt Lake City, Utah – Maverik Center
June 26 – Minneapolis, Minn. – Target Center (w/ The Charlie Daniels Band)
June 27 – Oshkosh, Wis. – Country USA
Sept. 14 – Peoria, Ill. – Tailgates N’ Tallboys
Nov. 22 – Baltimore, MD @ Royal Farms Arena