Blue - CANCELLED
Thursday 23rd March 2005
- Doors Open:
BLUE REGRETTABLY CANCEL
"BEST OF BLUE" TOUR
Blue have announced that their "Best Of Blue" tour, due to take place in March and April 2005, has been cancelled. The tour was due to appear at the Metro Radio Arena on 23rd March 2005.
Lee has been advised by throat specialists in Los Angeles that he must rest his voice for six to eight weeks because he has developed nodules on his throat. The band are extremely disappointed and saddened to cancel the tour. The band are also upset that their fans have had to endure the frustration of not knowing whether the tour would be going ahead over the past few weeks and would like to apologise for keeping them waiting - every possibility was explored and second medical opinions sought before coming to the sad decision to have to cancel the tour.
Lee says, "I am gutted and very sorry to disappoint all our fans. The situation is unavoidable as I have been told by doctors that if the tour takes place I risk permanently damaging my voice. It's terrible timing and I'm very upset."
Blue's management are exploring possibly rescheduling the dates for later in the year, however ticket holders who to wish to obtain a full refund should return their tickets to the point of purchase.
Any tickets purchased on credit card through the Ticketmaster hotline 0870 707 8000 or via the Ticketmaster website should be returned to: Ticketmaster UK Ltd, 5th Floor, City Cube, 20 Lever Street, Manchester, M1 1EN
Patrons who have booked tickets via the City Hall or Metro Radio Arena Box Office will need to return their tickets to the Metro Radio Arena Box Office in person or by post to Metro Radio Arena Newcastle PO Box 304 Newcastle upon Tyne NE99 4YJ