The Libertines Forced To Postpone Upcoming Show

14 September 2017, 10:04 | Updated: 14 September 2017, 18:56

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The Don't Look Back Into The Sun rockers have announced they won't be playing their Blackpool gig this month, but have announced another in its place.

The Libertines have been forced to cancel a sold-out show at the Empress Ballroom in Blackpool due to "essential maintenance works".

The band were due to play the venue on 22 September, but will now play on 14 December instead.

A spokesperson for the Empress Ballroom said: “The show by The Libertines on September 22nd at Blackpool Empress Ballroom has had to be postponed due to essential maintenance works at the venue. The show has been rearranged to 14th December. Original tickets will be valid for the rearranged date.” 

“The venue are sorry for any inconvenience caused and would like to thank the band and their fans for their cooperation and understanding.”

However, the Don't Look Back Into The Sun rockers have announced a new show to take its place on at Warrington's Parr Hall.

Tickets go on sale at 9am Friday 15 September at

Meanwhile, The Libertines will continue their string of dates at seaside venues this month, which comes after a heavy summer of festival appearances including Tramlines Festival (21-23 July), Truck Festival (21-23 July), Newcastle - Live from Times Square (3 August) and On Blackheath (10 September).

Watch Jeremy Corbyn gatecrash The Libertines' gig at Tranmere Rovers F.C:

See their full dates below:

22 September Empress Ballroom, Blackpool - POSTPONED
22 September Parr Hall, Warrington - NEW DATE ADDED 

23 September Hull Arena
25 September Plymouth Pavilions
26 September Scarborough Spa
30 September Claremont Pier, Lowestoft
1 October By The Sea Festival, Margate
2 October Brighton Centre
14 December - September Empress Ballroom, Blackpool