Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission from purchases made through links on this page.
Monday’s Drake concert at Rogers Arena in Vancouver has been postponed.
A notification on Live Nation sent out on Monday afternoon says: “Due to unforeseen circumstances with the newly installed scoreboard at Rogers Arena, tonight’s Drake performance will now take place on Wednesday, August 30.”
The postponement came within two hours of the doors opening for the concert.
All tickets for Monday’s show — which was supposed to be the first of two performances of Drake’s ‘It’s All A Blur’ Tour in Vancouver — will be honoured on Wednesday, according to Live Nation.
The concert scheduled for Tuesday is expected to go ahead as planned.
Some fans, many of whom travelled into town or waited in line outside the stadium today to score tickets, were understandably upset about the late-breaking news.
Others have been left wondering if they will receive a refund if they are unable to attend Wednesday’s make-up show.
According to Live Nation’s web page, refunds for postponed shows “are determined on an event-by-event basis by the event organizer.”
“If the event organizer approves refunds and/or credits, we will send you a notification explaining your options, and you may submit a request for a refund or credit. Alternatively, you may simply keep your ticket(s) to the postponed, rescheduled, or moved event.”
If a show has been postponed for more than 60 days — and no rescheduled dates have been announced — a 30-day window for refunds will open at that time.
Summer subscription sale: Our in-depth journalism is possible thanks to the support of our subscribers. For a limited time, you can get full online access to the Vancouver Sun and The Province, along with the National Post and 13 other Canadian news sites, for just $40 for one year or $1 a week for 52 weeks. Support our journalism by subscribing today: The Vancouver Sun | The Province.