Monroe postpones headlining tour dates
Thursday, September 24, 2015
– Only three days after announcing the start of her headlining tour, Ashley Monroe said Thursday she was postponing the first four dates and two others.
It was unclear why Monroe made the decision.
" Due to unforeseen circumstances, I've had to postpone" the shows," Monroe posted on her web site.
"I am so sorry and will post rescheduled dates as they appear," Monroe said.
The postponed dates are:
Oct. 1 - Macon, GA - Cox Capitol Theatre
Oct. 8 - Indianapolis, IN - The Vogue
Oct. 9 - Grand Rapids, MI - Intersection
Oct. 10 - Columbus, OH - Rumba Cafe
Nov. 13 - Springfield, IL - Boondocks
Nov. 21 - Birmingham, IL - Workplay Theatre
Monroe is touring behind her second Warner CD,"The Blade," which is the name of the tour.
Monroe has a show tonight in Reno, Nev. opening for Rascal Flatts. She also is in St. Leonard, Md. on Friday with Little Big Town and Laughlin, Nev. on Sunday, again with Rascal Flatts.
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