Queensrÿche will replace Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo on August 31st at the Evergreen State Fair

Queensrÿche will replace Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo on August 31st at the Evergreen State Fair

Due to medical reasons, the Monday, August 31, 2015 Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo Concert at the Evergreen State Fair in Monroe WA has been cancelled. Benatar made the following statement:

Dear Ones,

It has been a crazy week ……Spyder’s eye injury was unexpected and terrifying.Thanking God and the Universe that he was able to have surgery immediately and save his eye.He is healing nicely and expected to make a full recovery!Unfortunately,not soon enough for us to continue the tour.He is unable to fly,exert himself or engage in any activity that could compromise the healing process.So with heavy hearts, we will have to cancel the scheduled dates,through Alaska.We know this is such a huge disappointment for everyone,us included.We were having a blast out there,celebrating our milestone anniversary with all of you!Ya’ll were there every night….singing your hearts out,rockin’ like crazy!We thank you for your never ending enthusiasm and dedication…..you are the BEST!We hope you understand that we must do this,to ensure Spyder’s good health for the future.We hope to be out there performing for ya’ll for many years to come!We’ll keep you posted on his progress and any updates regarding future performances.Thank you for your good wishes and your continued patience and support.

It was just announced an hour ago that it is Queensrÿche that will be replacing Benatar at the Evergreen State Fair! In a statement on Social Media the Fair Organizers stated:

The Evergreen State Fair is pleased to announce that the award winning NW Rock Band Queensrÿche will replace Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo at 7:30pm, on Monday, August 31st at the Evergreen State Fair. For more info on the band go to the artist’s website: www.QueensrycheOfficial.comTickets will go on sale at 10am, Friday August 21st. Tickets can be purchased online at www.EvergreenFair.org or at the Fair Box Office in Monroe. This is an amazing opportunity to see one of hard rock’s most respected and celebrated acts for only $15 – $25 (including Fair Gate Admission)

The fair is offering refunds for anyone who wants one.  For a refund, go to your point of purchase. When purchased through the Fair, you will receive a full refund.Refunds for existing credit/debit card customers will automatically be credited back into your account.  All other pre-paid customers please contact Lisa Souza at 360-805-6700 x5713 or Jana Notoa at 360-805-6710.

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