Six of 13 Making the Band 4 tour dates cancelled

Almost half of the performances scheduled for Day26 and Danity Kane’s joint tour have been cancelled. The tour was supposed to start May 18 in Orlando, but now begins May 28 in New York, as the first three dates have been cancelled.

The tour, which is the subject of the upcoming third season of Making the Band 4, “has been re-routed due to scheduling conflicts, according to organizers, causing cancellations throughout the United States,” LiveDaily reports.

LiveDaily lists 14 tour dates with six cancelled, while Ticketmaster shows five of 11 dates cancelled, apparently because some of the cancelled dates have already been removed.

Changes, cancellations hit ‘Making the Band’ tour [LiveDaily]

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