Dutch electronic dance music DJ Armin van Buuren has canceled his “Armin Only: Intense” show at the United Center in Chicago scheduled for Thursday. According to ALDA Events and Live Nation the show is being canceled because of the death of van Buuren's father-in-law. Armin van Buuren kicked off the North American leg of his "Armin Only: Intense" tour at Madison Square Garden last Friday night. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Armin and his family as they mourn the loss of his father-in-law to a lengthy battle with cancer.
This statement was released from ALDA Events:
“Due to the recent passing of Armin van Buuren’s father-in-law after a lengthy battle with cancer, ALDA Events (the producer of Armin Only) and Live Nation regretfully announce that the show set to take place this Thursday, April 17th at United Center has been cancelled. Everything has been done to try and avoid this cancellation, however due to several factors this is not going to be possible. While Armin feels terrible about the cancellation, it is crucial for him to be with family this week leading up to the funeral this Friday.
ALDA Events, Live Nation, Armada Music and David Lewis Productions would like to express their sincere condolences to the family, and request that the privacy of the family be respected during this incredibly difficult time.
Refunds for the April 17th show are available at the point of purchase. The Armin Only tour will resume Saturday, April 19th in Toronto as planned.”