Blake Shelton's Father, Dick Shelton, Passes Away In Oklahoma
January 20, 2012 at 2:58 PM (PT)
ALL ACCESS sends condolences to WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE artist BLAKE SHELTON and his family on the passing of his father DICK SHELTON. DICK, who was in declining health this past year, was surrounded by loved ones in OKLAHOMA upon his passing YESTERDAY (1/17).
Due to the passing of his father, BLAKE has rescheduled several dates on his "Well Lit & Amplified Tour 2012.” His JANUARY 20th stop in BISMARCK, ND will be moved to MARCH 20th and the RAPID CITY, SD date on JANUARY 19th moves to MARCH 21st. Also, his BOZEMAN, MT stop which was set for JANUARY 22nd moves to MARCH 22nd and his BILLINGS, MT stop for JANUARY 21st moves to MARCH 23rd.
"I appreciate your understanding during this difficult time and thank you for all your prayers. Your support means the world to me. I love you guys," said BLAKE.
Tickets for the above-mentioned JANUARY dates will be honored at the rescheduled dates in MARCH. Refund requests will be honored at the original point of purchase. For more information on the tour, visit www.blakeshelton.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be mailed to:
UNITY HEALTH FOUNDATION, Note-In memory of Mr. DICK SHELTON - 1102 W. MacArthur, SHAWNEE, OK 74804
RCA NASHVILLE artist and SHELTON's wife MIRANDA LAMBERT has also announced that she will be rescheduling her shows for this weekend.
Her show in CHARLOTTE, NC will now take place on WEDNESDAY JANUARY 25th, GREENSBORO, NC on SUNDAY FEBRUARY 19th, and LEXINGTON, KY on SUNDAY FEBRUARY 26th. Tickets for the original show will be honored at reschedule dates.
LAMBER said, “Thank you to the fans for all the support and prayers. This is a really difficult time for our family and the most important thing is being together. Tell your loved ones you love them. See you next week.”
For more on LAMBERT visit www.mirandalambert.com.