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Fleetwood Mac Australian Tour Cancelled

Written by Greg Moskovitch on October 27, 2013

Classic rock stalwarts Fleetwood Mac have cancelled their long-awaited 2013 Australian-New Zealand tour, announcing the news via their official Facebook page. The band was set to launch their 14-date tour at the Sydney Entertainment Centre next month.

Bassist John McVie, one of the band’s co-founders, is reportedly scheduled to undergo treatment for cancer during what would have been the Australian leg of the band’s tour, with the band stating:

“We are sorry to not be able to play these Australian and New Zealand dates. We hope our Australian and New Zealand fans as well as Fleetwood Mac fans everywhere will join us in wishing John and his family all the best.”

Promoter Live Nation, who acquired the tour from Andrew McManus, have not yet made an official announcement. The band had just completed the European leg of their world tour, in support of their latest release, an EP titled Extended Play.

UPDATE: Promoters of the tour, Live Nation Entertainment, have released an official statement announcing that they will be offering all ticket-holders refunds starting Monday, 28th October.

Readers can check out the full statement from the band and from Live Nation below.

Fleetwood Mac Cancels Australian-New Zealand Tour – Band Facebook Statement

Fleetwood Mac who has just completed the European leg of their phenomenally successful worldwide tour has announced the cancellation of their upcoming 14 date tour of Australia and New Zealand.

John McVie, one of the co founding and original members of Fleetwood Mac is now scheduled to be in treatment for cancer during that period of time.

“We are sorry to not be able to play these Australian and New Zealand dates. We hope our Australian and New Zealand fans as well as Fleetwood Mac fans everywhere will join us in wishing John and his family all the best.”

Fleetwood Mac Cancels Australian-New Zealand Tour – Live Nation

Fleetwood Mac, who has just completed the European leg of their phenomenally successful worldwide tour, has announced the cancellation of their upcoming 14-date tour of Australia and New Zealand.

John McVie, one of the co founding and original members of Fleetwood Mac, is now scheduled to be in treatment for cancer during that period of time.

The band have released the following statement:

“We are sorry to not be able to play these Australian and New Zealand dates. We hope our Australian and New Zealand fans as well as Fleetwood Mac fans everywhere will join us in wishing John and his family all the best.”

Live Nation Australia wish John McVie a full and speedy recovery, and regret the disappointment that this announcement will cause for the band’s multitude of Australian and New Zealand fans.

Ticket refunds will be available to all ticket holders as from Monday, October 28.

For all tickets booked online or by phone, the refund will be refunded automatically to the credit card used in purchasing the tickets. Please allow up to 10 days to receive your refund.

If the original credit card you used for the purchase has been cancelled or is no longer valid please contact the place of purchase.

If you made your booking at an outlet please return to the original outlet where the tickets were purchased with your ticket(s) and with the credit card used to make the purchase in hand in order to obtain your refund. Refunds will be provided to the original purchaser only on presentation of photo ID.

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