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 Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand. 1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet. 1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening. 1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.