Avril Lavigne has pushed back her UK and European tour to 2023.
The ‘Bite Me’ star was originally scheduled to play the shows in 2020 and postponed the run to 2021, before moving them again to 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Unfortunately for fans, they have a longer wait, as the 37-year-old pop-punk icon was forced to postpone the race for the third time due to “travel and location restrictions from country to country”. other” making it “impossible” to move forward as planned.
In a lengthy statement, the ‘Nobody’s Home’ singer wrote, “To my fans in Europe and the UK, I have some bad news to share with you about my dates in the UK and Europe. I have to make the difficult decision to postpone this tour until 2023. Due to ongoing pandemic issues, there are a series of travel and location restrictions from country to country that have made the tour impossible .
Avril concluded “It’s not an easy decision, but it’s one that will allow us to play every date on the tour, put on the best show possible at full capacity and operate in a safe environment. It really breaks my heart to have to do this, but I know it will be worth the wait.”
The European leg will now start in Paris on April 12, 2023
The new UK dates will begin in Manchester on May 6, with three nights in London on May 7, 9 and 10, 2023.
Avril releases her highly anticipated seventh studio album, “Love Sux”, on February 25 via Travis Barker’s DTA Records.