Drake Postpones Western Canadian Shows

> Sep 04 2013

Drake Postpones Western Canadian Shows
By Gregory AdamsA scheduling conflict has forced Drake to rearrange the Western Canadian portion of his North American tour this fall, postponing shows in Edmonton and Calgary, while cancelling a Saskatoon appearance altogether.

Via a series of press releases, Live Nation confirmed the schedule shake-up, citing "a recent change around the launch date" of Nothing Was the Same, with Drake's previously scheduled appearance on October 2 at Saskatoon's Credit Union Centre being the biggest casualty. Ticket refunds for the event will be honoured at the point of purchase.

Alberta fans, meanwhile, will get to see Drizzy hit the stage with Miguel and Future, but deeper in the fall than they had expected. The September 29 date at Calgary's Saddledome now takes place November 30, while the Edmonton stop at Rexall Place has been moved from September 30 to December 1.

At press time, these are the only changes to report. You can see the updated tour schedule down below.

UPDATE: The Vancouver show originally set to take place on September 27 has now also been postponed. It will now take place on November 28.

As for Nothing Was the Same, Drake's third full-length was recently bounced from a September 17 release date to September 24. While a tracklisting has yet to appear, it apparently features an appearance from Drake's dad on the deluxe edition, as well as guest work from Jay Z, Lil Wayne and Hudson Mohawke on the album proper.

Tour dates:

09/25 Portland, OR - Rose Garden Arena
09/26 Tacoma, WA - Tacoma Dome
09/27 Vancouver, BC - Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
09/29 Calgary, AB - Scotiabank Saddledome
09/30 Edmonton, AB - Rexall Place
10/02 Saskatoon, SK - Credit Union Centre
10/03 Winnipeg, MB - MTS Centre
10/05 Minneapolis, MN - Target Center
10/06 Kansas City, MO - Sprint Center
10/08 Saint Louis, MO - Scottrade Center
10/09 Chicago, IL - United Center
10/11 Indianapolis, IN - Bankers Life Fieldhouse
10/12 Auburn Hills, MI - The Palace of Auburn Hills
10/13 Cleveland, OH - Quicken Loans Arena
10/15 Columbus, OH - Schottenstein Center
10/16 Buffalo, NY - First Niagara Center
10/18 Pittsburgh, PA - CONSOL Energy Center
10/19 Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center
10/21 Montreal, QC - Bell Centre
10/22 Ottawa, ON - Scotiabank Place
10/24 Toronto, ON - Air Canada Centre
10/26 Hartford, CT - XL Center
10/27 Newark, NJ - Prudential Center
10/28 Brooklyn, NY - Barclays Center
10/30 Boston, MA - TD Garden
10/31 Washington, DC - Verizon Center
11/02 Charlotte, NC - Time Warner Cable Arena
11/03 Raleigh, NC - PNC Arena
11/05 Miami, FL - AmericanAirlines Arena
11/06 Tampa, FL - Tampa Bay Times Forum
11/07 Atlanta, GA - Philips Arena
11/09 New Orleans, LA - New Orleans Arena
11/10 Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center
11/12 San Antonio, TX - AT&T Center
11/13 Houston, TX - Toyota Center
11/16 Phoenix, AZ - US Airways Center
11/18 Sacramento, CA - Sleep Train Arena
11/19 Oakland, CA - Oracle Arena
11/21 Anaheim, CA - Honda Center
11/22 Las Vegas, NV - MGM Grand Garden Arena
11/24 San Diego, CA - Viejas Arena
11/25 Los Angeles, CA - STAPLES Center
11/28 Vancouver, BC - Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
11/30 Calgary, AB - Scotiabank Saddledome
12/01 Edmonton, AB - Rexall Place

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