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UPDATE: More blink-182 shows canceled in Las Vegas due to drummer's blood clots

Posted: 9:11 AM, Jun 15, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-18 17:41:19Z

UPDATE JUNE 18: Additional shows have been canceled due to the blood clots in Travis Barker's arms.

The shows on June 23 and 24 have been canceled. As it stands now, he will be prevented from playing until the beginning of July when everything will be re-evaluated.

While blood clots are more common in the legs, blood clots can occur in the arms, especially for those doing strenuous activity in the arm such as rowing, wrestling, weightlifting, baseball pitching and in this case, drumming, according to HealthLine . In addition to the blood clots, Barker announced on his Facebook page that he also has a staph infection.

Tickets can be exchanged for future “Kings of the Weekend” performances. Refunds will be available at original point of purchase. blink-182 will resume the “Kings of the Weekend” performances on Oct. 26.

ORIGINAL STORY

The blink-182 “Kings of the Weekend” performances scheduled for June 15 and 16 at the Palms hotel-casino have been canceled.

This weekend's shows had to be canceled after drummer Travis Barker began suffering from blood clots in both arms. Barker won't be able to perform until cleared to do so by his medical team.

Tickets can be exchanged for future “Kings of the Weekend” performances. Refunds will be available at original point of purchase.