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Drake postpones european leg of The Away From Home tour

Drake: The Away From Home tour postponed
Drake: The Away From Home tour postponed

Hip Hop megastar Drake has had to postpone the European leg of his egerly awaited 'The Away From Home' tour due to a family emergency. The dates are rescheduled to this coming November; All tickets will be honoured.

Drake "Despite my best hopes, it is apparent that my mother will need surgery earlier than anticipated. In light of this news, I have made the difficult decision to cancel my European tour in order to support her during her recovery, just as she supported me through the years. I cannot thank my European fans enough and look forward to performing abroad soon. I ask everyone to please respect my family's privacy during this time."

While Drake will not be performing at the festivals Hove, Roskilde,
Wireless, Les Ardentes, Oxegen, and T in the Park – all of which will go on as scheduled - Drake will be announcing headline shows in each of the respective countries in the near future.

Postponed Tour Dates:

7/2 Arendal, Norway @ Hove Festival

7/3 Roskilde, Denmark @ Roskilde Festival

7/4 London, UK @ Wireless Festival

7/5 Paris, France @ La Cigale

7/7 Amsterdam, Holland @ Paradiso

7/8 Liege, Belgium @ Les Ardentes Festival

7/9 Kildare, Ireland @ Oxegen Festival

7/10 Kinross, Scotland @ T in the Park – Future’s Tent

7/12 London, UK @ Shepherd’s Bush Empire

7/13 London, UK @ Shepherd’s Bush Empire

Drake will return to 'The Away From Home Tour' for the Canadian dates, which remain as scheduled.

Canadian Tour Dates:

7/16 Ottawa, ON @ Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest 2010

7/17 St. John’s, NB @ Harbour Station

7/18 Montreal, @ Metropolis

7/21 Winnipeg @ Centennial Hall

7/23 Saskatoon, SK@ Credit Union Centre

7/24 Edmonton @ Edmonton Events Centre

7/25 Calgary, AB @ The Big 4

7/27 Vancouver @ Centre For Performing Arts

8/01 OVO Festival @ Molson Amphitheatre

For up to date, confirmed announcements and information, visit Drake’s blog and the official MySpace page for Drake.
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