Neil Young cancels New Zealand shows

Neil Young releases his new album titled Earth, a 98 minute homage to Mother Nature.
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Neil Young releases his new album titled Earth, a 98 minute homage to Mother Nature.

 Neil Young has cancelled plans to perform in New Zealand next year, according to Frontier Touring.

The music giant was set to perform at Auckland's Vector Arena and Wellington's TSB Bank Arena in March, 2017. He was expected to perform eight shows in Australia before the March 19 and 21 dates in New Zealand.

"We regret to advise that Neil Young will unfortunately no longer be undertaking a 2017 AU/NZ headline tour as previously teased on socials," Frontier Touring's official Twitter account announced.

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In October the promoters Frontier Touring announced on Facebook that Young and his backing band would also perform shows in indoor arenas and special outdoor shows in Australia and New Zealand.

Frontier Touring did not give a reason for the cancellation.

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