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Chance The Rapper postpones tour to spend time with family. Here is the rescheduled Phoenix date

Posted: 1:07 PM, Sep 09, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-09 16:28:05-04
Chance The Rapper postpones tour

GLENDALE, AZ — Chance The Rapper announced Monday that he has pushed back his "The Big Day" tour until after the new year to spend more time with his family. Last week, the singer's wife, Kirsten Corley, announced the birth of their second daughter, Marli.

"I thought it over for the past week and I’ve decided to push back my tour. This year has been one of the greatest of my life; Marriage, new baby, first album etc. But with it being so eventful it has also been very strenuous having to divide my time and energy between family and work," Chance The Rapper, whose real name is Chancelor Johnathan Bennett, wrote in a post on Instagram.

The tour was scheduled to start on September 14 in San Francisco, California.

Chance The Rapper was scheduled to perform at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona on Sept. 22, 2019. That show has been rescheduled for Jan. 19, 2020, according to a tweet from Gila River Arena, sent shortly after the singer posted on Instagram.

Tickets for the original show will be honored at the new date, a spokesperson for Gila River Arena said. Refunds would be issued at the point of sale.

However, getting a refund depends on where you purchased the tickets.

Ticketmaster, who is the official partner for the rapper's Glendale show, will issue refunds if approved by the artist or venue, according to its website. Tickets bought on third-party sites, such as Vivid Seats or StubHub specifically, do not issue refunds for postponed or rescheduled shows or concerts. Those sites only issue refunds if an event is canceled.

You can read Vivid Seats' cancellation policy, here.
You can read StubHub's cancellation policy, here.
You can read Ticketmasters' cancellation policy, here.

"When Kensli was born, I went on tour 2 weeks later and missed some of the most important milestones in her life, but more importantly I was absent when her mother needed me the most. At this point as a husband and father of two I realize that I can’t make that mistake again," he wrote.

"I need to be as helpful and available as possible to my wife in these early months of raising Kensli and Marli. I apologize because I know how many people were counting on seeing me soon, but I hope you’ll understand and forgive me in time."

His debut album, The Big Day, dropped on July 26, 2019.