Contact Us

Journey Postpones Five Concerts

Arnel Pineda
Jason Merritt, Getty Images

Journey has postponed five concerts after singer Arnel Pineda was diagnosed with severe laryngeal and esophageal inflammation. The rockers were scheduled to play dates through the Midwest this weekend and early next week, but won’t take the stage again until Nov. 16 in Milwaukee, Wisc.

Tonight’s show at the Ford Center in Evansville, Ind. is the first to be postponed. The venue website announced the news, stating that Pineda is under doctor’s orders not to perform for the next week. The postponements have also been explained on the band’s official website.

The five concerts are expected to be rescheduled for January or February 2013. In addition to the Evansville date, Saturday’s show in Grand Rapids, Mich., Sunday’s show in Fort Wayne, Ind., Tuesday’s (Nov. 13) show in Moline, Ill. and Wednesday’s (Nov. 14) show in Sioux City, Iowa have all been moved.

Pat Benatar, Neil Giraldo and Loverboy are also on the bill for all five shows, as they have been for the entire tour. This is the second show time in 10 days the groups have had to rearrange their schedules. The Oct. 30 at the Barclays Center in New York City was cancelled due to Hurricane Sandy.

Next: Top Albums of 1981

Best of 99.1 The Whale

Recommended For You

Best Of The Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Whale Nation quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Whale Nation contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.