The rock band Journey has rescheduled its postponed Nov. 13concert at Moline's i wireless Center to Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013.
All tickets for the originally scheduled concert will be honored for the new show, and refunds will be available at point of purchase. Tickets ($39.50, $55, $75, $125) are available at the box office, Ticketmaster outlets, (800) 745-3000, or ticketmaster.com.
Five of the concerts on this tour -- also featuring Pat Benatar with Neil Giraldo, and Loverboy -- werepostponed earlier this month because Journey lead singer Arnel Pineda was diagnosed with severe laryngeal and esophageal inflammation.
Since its formation in 1973 in San Francisco, Journey has earned 19 Top 40 singles and 25 gold and platinum albums. The band's greatest-hits album is certified 15 times platinum, and Journey earned the "Legend of Live Award" at the 2011 Billboard Touring Awards in honor of its significant and lasting contributions to live music and the touring business.
Journey's2011 Eclipse World Tour was one of the band's most successful tours ever, drawing nearly a million fans and ranked in the Top 15 Tours of the year. 2011 also marked the 30th anniversary of the band's anthem, "Don't Stop Believin'," which was honored as the top-selling digital classic-rock song in history by Nielsen SoundScan.
Today is Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: It is rumored in the streets that the 13 negroes sent to Quincy on the Moline quota were refused. We think this must be a mistake. 1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches. 1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College. 1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.