Changes: Rascal Flatts, Sonny Rollins & Brand New

With reasons ranging from the weather to illness to personal issues, shows were called off this week for Rascal Flatts, Sonny Rollins, and Brand New. The good news for Rascal Flatts fans is the band has already set a rescheduled date.

The DTE Energy Music Theatre said Rascal Flatts postponed its June 27 show at the Clarkston, Mich., venue “in the interest of fan safety and inclement weather.”

According to the Detroit News, there were thunderstorms in the area last night.

Pensacola Civic Center, Pensacola, Fla.

The show featuring support from The Band Perry will now take place Aug. 15. If you had tickets to the original gig, hold on to them because they’ll be honored at the new date.

Sonny Rollins has nixed a few appearances from his schedule including an Aug. 30 set at the and a Sept. 13 gig at Chicago’s Symphony Center.

An announcement on the Symphony’s Center website says the date is canceled because of “an ongoing respiratory illness.” The performance had already been pushed back after originally being scheduled in March.

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Copenhagen Jazz Festival, Royal Danish Theatre, Cophenhagen, Denmark

“Due to a recent illness, I am unable to perform my upcoming concert in Chicago. I am disappointed but I hope to recover sooner rather than later, and I want to thank my many fans who are so loyal to me,” Rollins said.

Rollins’ agency – Ted Kurland Associates – told Pollstar that his Nov. 14 show in Paris is still on the books and that there will be more dates announced.

Brand New is no longer going to Europe this summer. The tour included appearances at Belgium’s , Switzerland’s and England’s and festivals.

Brand New

The rock band posted the following statement on its Facebook and Twitter page:

“Brand New regretfully announce that due to insurmountable personal issues, they have been forced to cancel their August European tour, including appearances at the Reading and Leeds Festivals. Sincere apologies to everyone we are letting down.”

U.S. dates are still listed on the group’s itinerary. The next show on the books is Sept. 13 at Bogart’s in Cincinnati.