Bowie Reschedules Flu Cancellations

David Bowie has rescheduled the opening shows of his North American tour. As previously reported, the Thin White Duke was forced to postpone several concerts due to a nasty bout with the flu. The tour

David Bowie has rescheduled the opening shows of his North American tour. As previously reported, the Thin White Duke was forced to postpone several concerts due to a nasty bout with the flu. The tour finally got underway Sunday night in Montreal.

The originally planned Dec. 6 opener in Atlantic City, N.J., will now be the North American tour closer when it is made up May 29. The Dec. 7 Fairfax, Va., show will go on May 16, Dec. 9's Boston concert has been rescheduled for March 30 and the Dec. 10 Philadelphia show will be fulfilled a day earlier. The last called off show, Dec. 12 in Toronto, will be played April 1.

Tickets for all of the originally scheduled shows will be honored on the rescheduled dates. For those who cannot attend, refunds will be available through Feb. 27. Bowie's official Web site has full details.

Bowie's tour makes just one more stop this year, tonight (Dec. 16) in Uncasville, Conn. The trek picks up again Jan. 7 in Cleveland and will run through a Jan. 31/Feb. 2 stand in Los Angeles before heading to Australia and Japan. In June and July, Bowie will make the European music festival rounds, with the U.K.'s Isle of Wight and T in the Park already on his schedule.

Here are Bowie's tour dates:

Dec. 16: Uncasville, Conn. (Mohegan Sun Casino)
Jan. 7: Cleveland (CSU Convocation Center)
Jan. 9: Auburn Hills, Mich. (Palace Of Auburn Hills)
Jan. 11: Minneapolis (Target Center)
Jan. 13-14, 16: Rosemont, Ill. (Rosemont Theatre)
Jan. 19: Denver (Fillmore Auditorium)
Jan. 21: Calgary (Pengrowth Saddledome)
Jan. 24: Vancouver (General Motors Place)
Jan. 25: Seattle (Paramount Theatre)
Jan. 27: San Jose, Calif. (HP Pavilion at San Jose)
Jan. 30: Las Vegas (Hard Rock Hotel/The Joint)
Jan. 31-Feb. 2: Los Angeles (Shrine Auditorium)
Feb. 5: Phoenix (Dodge Theatre)
Feb. 14: Wellington, New Zealand (WestpacTrust Stadium)
Feb. 17: Brisbane, Australia (Brisbane Entertainment Centre)
Feb. 20-21: Sydney (Sydney Entertainment Centre)
Feb. 23: Adelaide, Australia (Entertainment Centre)
Feb. 26-27: Melbourne (Rod Laver Arena)
March 8-9: Tokyo (Budokan Hall)
March 11: Osaka (Osaka-Jo Hall)
March 29: Philadelphia (Wachovia Center)
March 30: Boston (FleetCenter)
April 1: Toronto (Air Canada Centre)
May 16: Fairfax, Va. (Patriot Center)
May 29: Atlantic City, N.J. (Borgata Hotel / Casino)
June 11: Lichtenvoorde, Netherland (Arrow Classic Rock Festival)
June 13: Isle Of Wight (Isle Of Wight Festival)
June 17: Bergen, Norway (Bergen Field)
June 18: Oslo (Norwegian Wood Festival)
July 10: Kinross, England (Balado - T In The Park)