The Replacements Show Postponed
Fans of The Replacements will have to wait a little longer to see the band's reunion return to Pittsburgh. The show, scheduled for Stage AE tonight, has been postponed.
The Minneapolis band released their first album in 1981 and broke up in 1991. They had reunited in the studio to record some new material in 2006 and 2012, The band regrouped in 2013 and 2014 on stage for the first time in 22 years to perform a handful of festival shows. This year, they announced their first reunion concert tour, including tonight's scheduled date.
No word has been yet given about when tonight's show will be rescheduled.
The promoter issued the following statement about the postponement:
Due to illness, we regret to inform you that The Replacements concert slated for Tonight at Stage AE has been postponed. We are working on a rescheduled date that we hope to announce soon.
In the meantime, patrons are encouraged to hold on to your tickets as All previously purchased tickets will be honored on the new date. Please contact 412-229-5483 with any questions or check www.promowestlive.com for any updates. We appreciate your understanding and apologize for any inconvenience.
Instead of going to the show tonight, fans can spend some time looking over WYEP's ranked list of all 149 officially-released Replacements songs. Visit wyep.org/replacements to see the list.
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