Legendary country group Alabama will NOT be playing their concert scheduled for Friday, August 23rd at Van Andel Arena. According to a press release the band has postponed their 50th Anniversary Tour due to medical complications from lead singer Randy Owen. He is dealing with cluster migraines and vertigo. Doctors have advised him to take time to recover. Alabama is postponing the remainder of the tour. Here is a statement from Van Andel Arena’s website.
ALABAMA bass player and vocalist Teddy Gentry released the following statement:
“The ’50th Anniversary Tour’ has been very special to us. The support of the fans and their energy at all of our shows has led to some of the most fun we’ve ever had onstage. As disappointed as myself, Randy, and Jeff are to have to postpone this tour for all of our incredible fans, we know that Randy’s recovery is what is most important for everyone at this time. We would like to thank our fans, promoters, and venues and we look forward to seeing you all soon.”
Rescheduled dates for the tour will be announced in the coming weeks.