"Essential maintenance works" are needed on Blackpool Empress Ballroom
The Libertines have been forced to postpone their upcoming show at Blackpool Empress Ballroom, announcing a new appearance at Warrington Parr Hall in its place.
âEssential maintenance worksâ are required for the Blackpool Empress Ballroom, which has required the show to be rescheduled for 14th December.
A statement for the Blackpool venue says: âThe show by TheÂ LibertinesÂ onÂ September 22ndÂ at Blackpool Empress Ballroom has had to be postponed due to essential maintenance works at the venue.Â The show has been rearranged toÂ 14th December. Original tickets will be valid for the rearranged date.Â The venue are sorry for any inconvenience caused and would like to thank the band and their fans for their cooperation and understanding.â
Tickets for the new show in Warrington go on sale here at 9am tomorrow (Friday 15 September). Over the course of their coastal tour,Â the band will be supported by the likes ofÂ Rat Boy, The Paddingtons, Lucie Barat (sister of Libertinesâ Carl), Trampolene and more.
The Libertines recentlyÂ discussed a potential release date of their forthcoming album.
Drummer Gary Powell spoke toÂ The Star, revealing: âThe new album is due out in the spring next year.â
Powell added that, while the band have already begun writing the new album, fans shouldnât attend their sets expecting to hear new music. âThereâs always the possibility of sneaking in a little bit of something new just for people to get to grips with whatever direction that we will be taking next, to keep people as emotionally engaged as we possibly can,â he said.
The Libertines will play the following dates:
17 â Dunfermline Alhambra
18 â Inverness Ironworks
19 â Kilmarnock Grand Hall
22 â Blackpool Empress BallroomÂ
23 â Hull Arena
25 â Plymouth Pavilions
26 â Scarborough SpaÂ
30 â Lowestoft Claremont Pier
1 â Margate By The Sea Festival (Margate Dreamland)
2- Brighton Brighton Centre
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