Blink-182 reschedule European tour

Blink-182 have held true to their promise to finish their new album before touring again by rescheduling their entire European tour. A message from the band regarding the situation can be found below. While this may be an inconvenience to European fans, I think this should be seen as cause for celebration. By moving the tour we now know for a fact that the new record will be completed by Summer and hopefully a release ate will surface soon after.

FROM MARK, TOM AND TRAVIS: It is with heavy hearts that we have to announce our planned 2011 European Summer tour has been rescheduled. When we booked the tour last year, we were confident that we would have the new album out before the Summer. Turns out wewere mistaken as the album is taking longer than we thought and won’t be outtill later this year. We hoped we wouldhave some new songs to play rather than do another ‘greatest hits tour’ whichyou all saw last Summer. As much as weknow our fans would be cool with that, we feel that we owe you guys somethingnew when you spend your money to come see us. Frankly, it’s what needs tocontinue for us to remain vital. Thethree of us are working very hard to do what we set out to do when were-formed…get a new blink-182 album recorded. Apologies to all of our fans who have bought tickets and were lookingforward to the Summer shows but we’ll be back soon with the rescheduled datesin Summer 2012, have a new album out and be able to play new songs for you all.Thanks for all of the continued support and understanding. The rescheduled dates are on our website ( and are listed below.

NEW UK/IRISH DATES ADDED: Onsale date is Thursday 21st April 2011

For those of you whohoped to see the us at Oxegen and T In The Park festivals this year, we’re verysorry that we won’t be there as we were looking forward to playing them somuch. However, we’ve added Dublin,Belfast and Glasgow arena dates listed below onto next summer’s tour so we cansee our Irish and Scottish fans.

Tuesday 12 June, 2012 – Dublin, o20818 719300

Wednesday 13 June 2012 – BelfastOdyssey Arena – 028 9073 9074/084427774455

Wednesday 20 June 2012 -Glasgow SECC – 0844 4999 990 /


UK Dates

Thursday 07 June 2012 -Birmingham NIA – 0844 338 8000 – Tickets still valid from Friday 01 July 2011
Friday 08 June 2012 -London The O2 – Tickets still valid from Monday 18 July 2011
Saturday 09 June 2012 -London The O2 – Tickets still valid from Tuesday 19 July 2011
Friday 15 June 2012 -Manchester MEN Arena – 0844 847 2000 – Tickets still valid from Friday 8 July2011
Saturday 16 June 2012 -Birmingham LG Arena – 0844 338 8000 – Tickets still valid from Friday 15 July2011
Sunday 17 June 2012 -Sheffield Motorpoint Arena – 0114 256 5656 – Tickets still valid from Thursday7 July 2011
Tuesday 19 June 2012 -Newcastle Metro Radio Arena – 0844 493 6666 – Tickets still valid from Tuesday12 July 2011
Tuesday 10 July 2012 -Cardiff Motorpoint Arena – 029 2022 4488 – Tickets still valid from Saturday 16July 2011
Wednesday 11 July 2012 -Nottingham Capital FM Arena – 0844 412 4624 – Tickets still valid fromWednesday 13 July 2011
Thursday 12 July 2012 -Liverpool Echo Arena – 0844 8000 400 – Tickets still valid from Monday 04 July2011

Original tickets will be valid for the rescheduled dates. For further information or queries regarding therescheduled dates please contact the ticket agent where you purchased yourtickets.

German Dates

Saturday 23 June 2012 – Neuhausen ob Eck – SouthsideFestival
Sunday 24 June 2012 – Scheessel – Hurricane Festival
Monday 25 June 2012 – Essen – Grugahalle – Ticketsstill valid from Friday 24th June 2011
Tuesday 26 June 2012 – Frankfurt – Festhalle –Tickets still vaild from Monday 20th June 2011
Saturday 30 June 2012 -Berlin – Zitadelle – Ticketsstill valid from Wednesday 22nd June 2011
The tickets for the three headline showsabove are valid for the rescheduled dates in 2012 but you may also return yourtickets to the box offices for a full refund.

Czech Republic Date

We will no longer be performing at the Prague City Festival 2011 but ticketswill remain valid. However, those fans who wish to only see us and are not interested in seeing the rest of the bands areable to to change their current tickets for a ticket for the Prague CityFestival 2012 at which we will appear.

Friday 29th June 2012 – PragueCity Festival in Prague-Holesovice, Vystaviste venue
This will be the only chance to see us in the Czech Republic.

It will be possible to change the tickets from 2nd of May 2011 till 2nd of July2011. The offer of an exchange is validfor all tickets sold after the Blink 182 2011 show announcement (ie for alltickets more expensive than 590czk /or Euro equivalent). The exchange appliesonly to (email: and chains.

Italian Dates

Vivo Concerti andD’Alessandro Galli regret to inform Italian fans that the Blink 182 concertsscheduled for 27th June 2011 at Mediolanum Forum in Assago(Milan) and Lucca festival scheduled for 28th June 2011 have been postponed. The new dates are as follows:

Tuesday 3rdJuly 2012 – Mediolanum Forum – Assago (Milan)
Wednesday 4thJuly 2012 – Lucca Summer Festival

All tickets alreadypurchased for the shows on 27th June and 28th June2011 will not be valid for the rescheduled dates in 2012. The tickets must be replaced with new ones. When applying for a reimbursement, it will bepossible to buy tickets for the new dates. The deadline for replacing or reimbursing tickets is 12thJuly 2011.
People who boughttickets on line on will receive an e mail from the e-commerce divisionwith all the details for the reimbursement.

Luxembourg Dates

Unfortunately we won’t be able to perform at the Rock a Field Festival on 26th June 2011. We are currently working on our options and will get news about a date for Summer 2012 to our fans as soon as possible.

James Shotwell
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