Blake Shelton concert in Penticton cancelled

Country superstar Blake Shelton has cancelled his Aug. 4 concert that was to be held at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.

Country superstar Blake Shelton has cancelled his Penticton concert that was scheduled for Aug.4 at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

Country superstar Blake Shelton has cancelled his Penticton concert that was scheduled for Aug.4 at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

Country superstar Blake Shelton has cancelled his Aug. 4 concert that was to be held at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.

A press release from Global Spectrum the facility management company for the SOEC said they are hoping to reschedule Shelton for a future date.

“Due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict with NBC’s The Voice, Blake Shelton will be cancelling his Aug. 4 concert at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton. Blake regrets any inconveniences to his fans that come as a result of this show cancellation,” said Carla Seddon in a press release that was issued Friday morning. “Global Spectrum will work closely with the artist’s management to reschedule a future show date in Penticton in the coming season.”

Those who purchased their tickets with a credit card will have the ticket price and the per-ticket fee automatically reversed beginning July 20. There may be a few days delay before the reversal is apparent on the credit card statement, depending on the banking institution. The SOEC asks if a refund by credit card has not occurred by July 30 that those people affected should contact the SOEC box office at SOEC-BoxOffice@penticton.ca.

Ticket holders who purchased using cash or a debit card at the SOEC box office or the Wine Country Visitor Centre can return to the SOEC box office only for a refund no sooner than July 19 at 10 a.m. Only the purchaser of the tickets, with valid photo identification, may receive the refund in the form of the original payment method.

Refunds must be complete by Sept.7, 2012 at end of business day.