Dr. Rock
By Dave Richards Erie TImes-News staff blogger
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Posted: September 27th, 2012
Tiesto canceled; George Strait to Buffalo

This just in: The Club Life College Invasion tour with electronic dance music superstar Tiesto that was scheduled for Wednesday at Erie Insurance Arena has been canceled.
“Tiesto regrets to announce that due to a back injury he has been advised to take the month of October off from performances and is expected to reach a full recovery,” states the press release.
That injury also wiped out shows at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and Big Four Building in Calgary. The release says all dates will be rescheduled, except for Erie’s.
“Due to a conflict in scheduling, the Erie, PA performance … will not be rescheduled at this time. Refunds are available point of purchase.”
The Tiesto show was supposed to be the first event at the expanding and recently re-named Erie Insurance Arena. Instead, that honor now goes to the Erie Otters, who plays Brampton on Friday night.

If you need the early word on what’s going on sale for concerts this weekend, say no more.It’s below.
The big one: George Strait. The country superstar will play Buffalo’s First Niagara Center on Feb. 22 with special guest Martina McBride.
Tickets are $92 and $72. They go on sale Oct. 12 at www.tickets.com and by phone at (888) 223-6000.

Cool news for Led Zep fans (and who isn’t?) “Celebration Day” — the concert film of their 2007 reunion show in London — will play Tinseltown, after all. Dates are Oct. 17 and Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be released on Blu-ray and DVD in November.

Thursday’s Showcase has no Dr. Rock’s Concert. Below is a list of what’s going on sale and coming up. The new stuff is sparse, but here goes.

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