The tour has so far dropped dates in Phoenix, Atlanta, Indianapolis, Dallas and Washington, D.C. as well as Denver, according to promoter Live Nation's website. Denver ticketholders received an e-mail announcing the change over the weekend.
No reason was given, but multiple music publications such as Rolling Stone have reported that the tour is struggling with slow ticket sales. The problem is not limited to Rihanna, either: Dozens of acts ranging from the Jonas Brothers to Simon and Garfunkel have scaled back their summer plans, and trade publication Pollstar has reported that the concert biz may be down as much as 15 percent overall this year.
Rihanna's Last Girl On Earth Tour, which also features Kesha and Nicki Minaj, is slated to pick back up in Las Vegas on July 17. Ticketholders for cancelled dates should contact their point of sale for a refund.
Written by Matt Farley, Metromix.com.
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