Avril Lavigne Postpones Six U.S. Dates

Stricken with acute laryngitis, Avril Lavigne has postponed six upcoming U.S. tour dates, according to a message on her Web site.

Stricken with acute laryngitis, Avril Lavigne has postponed six upcoming U.S. tour dates, according to a message on her Web site.

The postponements were announced yesterday evening (May 4) and follow on the heels of previously cancelled shows in Phoenix and San Diego. All the dates were part of Lavigne’s in-progress “Best Damn Tour.”

A statement from Lavigne on her site reads, "My sincerest apologies to all of my fans. My intention was to complete the rest of the tour but tonight at sound check in Anaheim I realized this wasn't possible."

Refunds will be available at point of purchase starting today (May 5). It is not clear when, or if, the postponed dates will be made up.

Here are Avril Lavigne’s postponed tour dates:

May 3: Anaheim, Calif. (Honda Center)
May 4: Universal City, Calif. (Gibson Amph. At Univ. CityWalk)
May 6: Santa Barbara, Calif. (Santa Barbara Bowl)
May 7: San Jose, Calif. (HP Pavilion At San Jose)
May 9: Spokane, Wash. (Spokane Arena)
May 10: Everett, Wash. (Comcast Arena/Everett Events Ctr.)