Blink 182 Cancel Tour Dates Due to Drummer's Emergency Tonsillectomy

Blink-182 have announced the cancellation of several tour dates so that drummer Travis Barker can recover from an emergency tonsillectomy.

Among the cancelled shows is a headlining performance at the Bamboozle Festival, which takes place May 19 in Asbury Park, New Jersey. However, festival organizers have announced a replacement: New Jersey's own My Chemical Romance.

Blink-182's May 10 and 11 shows in Oklahoma have been rescheduled for mid-September.

The following shows have been cancelled and won't be rescheduled:

  • 5/15 Blue Cross Arena – Rochester, NY
  • 5/17 Verizon Wireless Arena – Manchester, NH
  • 5/18 Mohegan Sun – Uncasville, CT
  • 5/19 Bamboozle Festival – Asbury Park, NJ
  • 5/20 Sands Bethlehem Event Center – Bethlehem, PA
  • 5/22 Colisee Pepsi Arena – Quebec City, Quebec