Word arrived this morning that Drake's St. Louis concert with Miguel has been pushed back to Wednesday, December 11 at the Scottrade Center, "due to an intense rehearsal schedule and technical production requirements that will be part of the show." The show was originally scheduled for October 8.
All tickets bought for the October 8 show will be honored at the December 11 show, according to a statement e-mailed this morning from Live Nation. A full rundown of the schedule changes is below.
Fri-Oct 18 -- Pittsburgh, PA -- Consol Energy Center
Sat-Oct 19 -- Philadelphia, PA -- Wells Fargo Center
Mon-Oct 21 -- Montreal, QC -- Bell Centre
Tue-Oct 22 -- Ottawa, ON -- Canadian Tire Centre
Thu-Oct 24 -- Toronto, ON -- Air Canada Centre
Sat-Oct 26 -- Hartford, CT -- XL Center
Sun-Oct 27 -- Newark, NJ -- Prudential Center
Mon-Oct 28 -- Brooklyn, NY -- Barclays Center
Wed-Oct 30 -- Boston, MA -- TD Garden
Thu-Oct 31 -- Washington, DC -- Verizon Center
Sat-Nov 02 -- Charlotte, NC -- Time Warner Cable Arena
Sun-Nov 03 -- Raleigh, NC -- PNC Arena
Tue-Nov 05 -- Miami, FL -- American Airlines Arena
Wed-Nov 06 -- Tampa, FL -- Tampa Bay Times Forum
Thu-Nov 07 -- Atlanta, GA -- Philips Arena
Sat-Nov 09 -- New Orleans, LA -- New Orleans Arena
Sun-Nov 10 -- Dallas, TX -- American Airlines Center
Tue-Nov 12 -- San Antonio, TX -- AT&T Center
Wed-Nov 13 -- Houston, TX -- Toyota Center
Sat-Nov 16 -- Phoenix, AZ -- US Airways Center
Mon-Nov 18 -- Sacramento, CA -- Sleep Train Arena
Tue-Nov 19 -- Oakland, CA -- Oracle Arena
Thu-Nov 21 -- Anaheim, CA -- Honda Center
Fri-Nov 22 -- Las Vegas, NV -- MGM Grand Hotel
Sun-Nov 24 -- San Diego, CA -- Viejas Arena
Mon-Nov 25 -- Los Angeles, CA -- STAPLES Center
Rescheduled Dates: Thu-Nov 28 -- Vancouver, BC -- Rogers Arena
Sat-Nov 30 -- Calgary, AB -- Scotiabank Saddledome
Sun-Dec 01 -- Edmonton, AB -- Rexall Place
Tue-Dec 03 -- Portland, OR -- Rose Garden Arena
Wed-Dec 04 -- Tacoma, WA -- Tacoma Dome
Sat-Dec 07 -- Kansas City, MO -- Sprint Center
Sun-Dec 08 -- Minneapolis, MN -- Target Center
Mon-Dec 09 -- Indianapolis, IN -- Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Wed-Dec 11 -- Saint Louis, MO -- Scottrade Center
Thu-Dec 12 -- Chicago -- United Center
Fri-Dec 13 -- Columbus, OH -- Nationwide Arena
Sun-Dec 15 -- Buffalo, NY -- First Niagara Center
Mon-Dec 16 -- Auburn Hills, MI -- The Palace of Auburn Hills
On the next page is the full press release:
DRAKE TO APPEAR ON THE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW, CHELSEA LATELY AND BET 106 & PARK IN SUPPORT OF NEW ALBUM "NOTHING WAS THE SAME" OUT SEPTEMBER 24TH
Drake's "WOULD YOU LIKE A TOUR?" Announces New North American Tour Dates Kicking Off October 18th
TORONTO, ON (SEPTEMBER 20, 2013) - Grammy® Award-winning, multi-platinum selling, recording artist Drake will make several national TV appearances in advance of the release of his highly anticipated new album NOTHING WAS THE SAME out September 24th on Cash Money/Young Money/Republic. Drake will be a guest as well as perform on The Ellen Degeneres Show on Friday, September 20th performing the hit single, "Hold On, We're Going Home." Drake will join Elliott Wilson for a one-on-one interview for CRWN on Sunday, September 22nd at NYU's Skirball Center. He will also be a guest on Chelsea Lately on Monday, September 23rd and host a "Drakeover" of BET 106 & Park on album release day, Tuesday, September 24th before making an instore appearance at Best Buy at 622 Broadway in New York. Drake will also perform at the sold out iHeartRadio Music Festival at Las Vegas's MGM Grand on Saturday, September 21st.
Drake followed up his MTV VMA performance last month with an appearance last week on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, where he premiered the track "Too Much" featuring Sampha from NOTHING WAS THE SAME. Watch that performance HERE. The album is available for pre-order now at iTunes.
Drake has also announced newly rescheduled North American tour dates for his "WOULD YOU LIKE A TOUR?" due to an intense rehearsal schedule and technical production requirements that will be part of the show. The tour will now kick off October 18th in Pittsburgh, PA at Consol Energy Center. Following the release of NOTHING WAS THE SAME, Drake will embark on a 39-city North American "WOULD YOU LIKE A TOUR?" arena tour. Concert dates in Saskatoon, Winnipeg and Cleveland have been cancelled as a result of the rescheduled dates. Refunds for cancelled dates are available at point of purchase. The tour will feature Grammy® Award-winning rising R&B star Miguel, who will support on all dates and feature special guests including rapper Future. Tickets for the Live Nation produced tour are available now at LiveNation.com and Ticketmaster.com.
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