Hello, this is Ticketmaster Customer Service with an important alert for your upcoming event. Bad Lieutenant, scheduled at Webster Hall on Saturday, November 21, 2009, at doors 7:00 pm, has been cancelled.Though nothing official has been announced by the band yet, I'm told it was due to visa issues which means their whole tour (aka 4 shows) must be cancelled. They were supposed to be opening for the Pixies at Hammerstein Ballroom and in Chicago.
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This news comes exactly a week after we found out that fellow UK band Echo & The Bunnymen were cancelling their upcoming trip to the United States, though visas weren't blamed like they were for Speech Debelle and First Aid Kit in October. The Rakes cancelled their tour because they broke up. Charlatans blamed an injury.
All dates BL were supposed to play, below...
Bad Lieutenant - 2009 Tour Dates
Wednesday, November 18: Park West, Chicago, IL [18+ show]
Thursday, November 19: Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL [opening for PIXIES]
Saturday, November 21: Webster Hall, New York, NY [18+ show]
Monday, November 23: Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, NY [opening for PIXIES]
Thursday, December 17: SECC, Glasgow, UK [opening for PET SHOP BOYS]
Friday, December 18: NIA, Birmingham, UK [opening for PET SHOP BOYS]
Sunday, December 20: Evening News Arena, Manchester, UK [opening for PET SHOP BOYS]
Monday, December 21: O2 Arena, London, UK [opening for PET SHOP BOYS]
(thanks Renee, Maria and and S!)