Lambert postpones shows due to death of father-in-law
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
– Miranda Lambert has rescheduled this weekend's shows of her "On Fire" Tour, due to the death of her father-in-law, Dick Shelton who passed away Tuesday in Oklahoma.
Lambert, wife of Blake Shelton, has rescheduled Charlotte, N.C. (Jan. 19), Lexington, Ky. (Jan. 20) and Greensboro, N.C. (Jan. 21). Shelton, who had been in declining health for the past year, was surrounded by loved ones upon his passing.
"Thank you to the fans for all the support and prayers," Lambert said."This is a really difficult time for our family and the most important thing is being together. Tell your loved ones you love them. See you next week."
Reschedule dates are Charlotte, Jan. 25; Greensboro - Feb. 9; and Lexington - Feb. 26. Tickets for the above-mentioned January dates will be honored at the rescheduled dates. The "On Fire" Tour, will resume Jan. 25 in Charlotte.
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