According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, David Lee Roth’s Las Vegas retirement dates have been completely canceled because for COVID. The vaunted front man called off the entire run Monday afternoon, according to a representative of House of Blues at Mandalay Bay. Roth was to perform Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and again Jan. 14th-15th and Jan. 21st-22nd.

There has been no formal announcement from Roth or his representation, nor from concert promoter Live Nation, as to why this entire sold-out series was scrapped. But, on Thursday, Roth’s reps announced he was pushing his New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day shows to Feb. 11th-12th, saying in a statement the decisions were, “Due to unforeseen circumstances related to COVID and out of an abundance of caution for those working and attending the shows.”

Refunds will be automatically processed, and ticket-holders will be notified directly…

…The 67-year-old, former Van Halen vocalist added he was experiencing unspecified health challenges: “My doctors, my handlers, compelled me to really address that every time I go onstage, I endanger (my) future.”

With fans reacting swiftly to the announcement, his shows at House of Blues sold out. There is no word on if it’s possible they will be returned to the calendar.

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  1. Roth Top 20 – 2022

    20. Coconut Grove
    19. Lo-Rez Sunset
    18. Easy Street
    17. Hot Dog And A Shake
    16. Sensible Shoes
    15. California Girls
    14. She’s My Machine
    13. Tobacco Road
    12. Big Trouble
    11. Just A Gigolo/I Ain’t Got Nobody
    10. Somewhere Over The Rainbow Bar And Grill
    9. Big Train
    8. A Lil’ Ain’t Enough
    7. Just Like Paradise
    6. Goin’ Crazy
    5. Damn Good
    4. Ladies’ Night In Buffalo?
    3. Shyboy
    2. It’s Showtime!
    1. Yankee Rose

    1. Missing some classics…Knucklebones, Stand Up, Elephant Gun, That’s Life…

      Actually, Skyscraper was one of my first cassettes I bought so it holds a special place in my heart, i LOVE every song on there!

  2. From what my friend in Nevada told me last night , Roth or his Mgmt didn’t cancel this was because the democratic governor of Nevada chose to shut down shows because of the newest strain of covid , big shows from national acts are going on in my town/ state ,our republican governor will not shut down anything again , all local venues are also open unfortunately covid has been and is going to continue to be politicized, and used as a political weapon and tool against the right –
    Don’t be surprised if Roth takes his ” retirement ” party to Miami ~

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