Alabama Cancels More Shows as Randy Owen Deals With Health Issues

Alabama Cancels More Shows as Randy Owen Deals With Health Issues

After canceling four shows in July (19th, 20th, 26th and 27th), Alabama has scratched their upcoming shows in Lewisburg, W.Va. (Aug. 16), and Holmdel, N.J. (Aug. 17), as frontman Randy Owen continues to deal with vertigo and migraines.

Alabama’s management company, Conway Entertainment Group, released a statement via Instagram on behalf of the Hall of Fame group: “The Group Alabama regrets that they will not be appearing in Lewisburg, WV, this Friday. Randy Owen, the lead singer is being treated for cluster migraines and vertigo and is under Doctor’s orders not to perform. The group was to appear in Lewisburg, WV, at the State Fair of West Virginia on August 16, and PNC Bank Arena in Holmdel, NJ on Saturday, August 17. The band Alabama was looking forward to performing for the fans on the 50th Anniversary Tour and apologize for the inconvenience.”

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NOTICE ON 8/16/19 ALABAMA SHOW: “The Group Alabama regrets that they will not be appearing in Lewisburg, WV, this Friday. Randy Owen, the lead singer is being treated for cluster migraines and vertigo and is under Doctor’s orders not to perform. The group was to appear in Lewisburg, WV, at the State Fair of West Virginia on August 16, and PNC Bank Arena in Holmdel, NJ on Saturday, August 17. The band Alabama was looking forward to performing for the fans on the 50th Anniversary Tour and apologize for the inconvenience.”
- Tony Conway Ontourage Management Nashville, TN Refunds from ticket sales at the State Fair of West Virginia will be issued immediately for credit cards and within 7-10 business days after the fair for cash or checks. Refunds will be issued in the original form of payment. State Fair of West Virginia is not responsible for tickets bought or sold from third party vendors. Refunds will only be issued to tickets purchased from ETIX and the State Fair of West Virginia. Jamey Johnson will now be performing at the State Fair of West Virginia on Friday, August 16 at 8 pm. Tickets for this show are $30 for reserved box seats and $25 for track standing room only, grandstand and ADA. All tickets include admission into the fair. Tickets can be purchased by calling 1-800-514-ETIX (3849), by visiting www.statefairofwv.com/entertainment or by visiting the State Fair Box Office. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.

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Alabama is celebrating a half-century of making music with their current 50th Anniversary Tour. The cross-country trek kicked off in January with an announced run of more than 50 shows through November, featuring an array of openers, including Charlie Daniels Band, The Marshall Tucker Band, The Beach Boys, John Anderson, Restless Heart, Exile, John Michael Montgomery, Scotty McCreery and more.

Alabama has not performed since a July 12 show in Arkansas. The band’s next slated date is on Aug. 23 in Michigan.

Alabama 50th Anniversary Tour

  • CANCELLED Aug. 16 | State Fair of West Virginia | Lewisburg, WV
  • CANCELLED Aug. 17 | PNG Bank Arts Center | Holmdel, NJ (w/ Scotty McCreery)
  • Aug. 23 | Van Andel Arena | Grand Rapids, MI (w/ Restless Heart)
  • Aug. 24 | The Country Fest’s Neon Nights | North Lawrence, OH
  • Aug. 29 | Mohegan Sun Arena | Wilkes|Barre, PA (w/ The Charlie Daniels Band)
  • Aug. 31 | Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion | Gilford, NH (w/ The Charlie Daniels Band)
  • Sept. 1 | Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion | Bangor, ME (w/ The Charlie Daniels Band)
  • Sept. 13 | Fox Theatre | Detroit, MI (w/ Exile)
  • Sept. 14 | Tailgates N’ Tallboys | Peoria, IL
  • Sept. 27 | Martin Luther King Jr. Arena | Savannah, GA
  • Sept. 28 | Hertz Arena | Estero, FL
  • Oct. 3 | Colonial Life Arena | Columbia, SC (w/ The Charlie Daniels Band)
  • Oct. 4 | Legacy Arena at the BJCC | Birmingham, AL (w/ The Charlie Daniels Band)
  • Oct. 10 | Donald L. Tucker Civic Center | Tallahassee, FL (w/ The Charlie Daniels Band)
  • Oct. 11 | Spectrum Center | Charlotte, NC (w/ The Charlie Daniels Band)
  • Nov. 1 | WinStar World Casino & Resort | Thackerville, OK
  • Nov. 2 | Intrust Bank Arena | Wichita, KS (w/ The Beach Boys)
  • Nov. 8 | Veterans Memorial Coliseum at the Alliant Energy Center | Madison, WI (w/ The Charlie Daniels Band)
  • Nov. 9 | Bankers Life Fieldhouse | Indianapolis, IN (w/ Restless Heart)
  • Nov. 20 | Bridgestone Arena | Nashville, TN (w/ The Charlie Daniels Band)
  • Nov. 22 | Royal Farms Arena | Baltimore, MD
  • Nov. 23 | Wicimico Civic Center | Salisbury, MD (w/ Exile)

photo by Curtis Hilbun, AFF-USA.com

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