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Alabama Cancels More Tour Dates Due to Randy Owen's Health Issues

Randy Owen with Alabama performs at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Friday, April 14, 2018, in Atlanta. (Photo by Robb Cohen/Invision/AP)

Legendary country band Alabama has canceled two more shows due to lead singer Randy Owen's health issues. The group's shows on Friday, Aug. 16 at the State Fair of West Virginia and on Saturday, Aug. 17 in Holmdel, N.J. have been canceled.

According to a statement by the group's management company, Owen is being treated for cluster migraines and vertigo.

"The band Alabama was looking forward to performing for the fans on the 50th Anniversary Tour and apologize for the inconvenience," the statement read.

Jamey Johnson will now perform at the State Fair of West Virginia.

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NOTICE ON 8/16/19 ALABAMA SHOW: “The Group Alabama regrets that they will not be appearing in Lewisburg, WV, this Friday. Randy Owen, the lead singer is being treated for cluster migraines and vertigo and is under Doctor’s orders not to perform. The group was to appear in Lewisburg, WV, at the State Fair of West Virginia on August 16, and PNC Bank Arena in Holmdel, NJ on Saturday, August 17. The band Alabama was looking forward to performing for the fans on the 50th Anniversary Tour and apologize for the inconvenience.”
- Tony Conway Ontourage Management Nashville, TN Refunds from ticket sales at the State Fair of West Virginia will be issued immediately for credit cards and within 7-10 business days after the fair for cash or checks. Refunds will be issued in the original form of payment. State Fair of West Virginia is not responsible for tickets bought or sold from third party vendors. Refunds will only be issued to tickets purchased from ETIX and the State Fair of West Virginia. Jamey Johnson will now be performing at the State Fair of West Virginia on Friday, August 16 at 8 pm. Tickets for this show are $30 for reserved box seats and $25 for track standing room only, grandstand and ADA. All tickets include admission into the fair. Tickets can be purchased by calling 1-800-514-ETIX (3849), by visiting www.statefairofwv.com/entertainment or by visiting the State Fair Box Office. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.

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Alabama canceled four tour dates in July due to Owen's health.

The band kicked off their 50th Anniversary Tour in January. The tour will wrap up with a special concert at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Wed., Nov. 20.

"This tour has been amazing," Owen said in a press release. "We are humbled by the huge response and sell out crowds. Ending in Nashville with this 'End of Tour Celebration' will give us a chance to invite some of our friends to join us. We are thankful to all the fans for supporting us over the past 50 years."

Alabama will be inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame later this year.

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