LANCASTER – Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo announced that they have canceled their next 12 performances, including their Aug. 22 concert at the A.V. Fair, as Giraldo recovers from emergency eye surgery. [Read more at www.benatargiraldo.com.]
Taking their place as headliner for the Aug. 22 concert will be rock star Bret Michaels and special guest, Dennis DeYoung: The Music of Styx. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Miller Lite Grandstand Arena.
For those planning to attend the Bret Michaels/Dennis DeYoung Palmdale Auto Mall concert, the Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo tickets are valid and include admission to the Fair.
Ticket refund process
Full refunds (including 10% service fee) are available until 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, via the following procedures:
For tickets purchased online at avfair.com:
- Contact E-Tix directly at (800) 514-3849 or online at www.etix.com.
- Have your tickets present for information needed.
- On etix.com, click “Customer Service” (upper right side of page).
- Under “Existing Orders,” click the third line down that says, “How do I request a refund for my order?”
- Click “Fill out a support form to request a refund,” as instructed, and click “Submit.”
- Once the transaction is verified and approved, the refund will be credited to the card used to purchase the tickets within 3-5 business days.
For patrons who purchased tickets with cash:
- Bring the actual ticket (copies of tickets will not be accepted) to the A.V. Fair Administration Office (see address and office hours below).
- Fill out a Refund Request form, and once the transaction is verified and approved, a refund check will be mailed to you within 3-5 business days.
- Once the refund procedures are in place, the bar-coded ticket will be canceled along with the admission to the Fair.
*The A.V. Fair Administration Office is located at 2551 W. Ave. H., Suite 102, in Lancaster. Come in Gate 2 off W. Ave. H. The Fair Administration office is on the north end of the Turf Club building. Office hours until Aug. 19 are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. As of Aug. 20, office hours will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., until Aug. 30. Admin. office phone: (661) 948-6060.
More on Bret Michaels
Bret Michaels is a multiplatinum global superstar who has turned his passion for music into a multi-faceted brand that encompasses record-breaking touring sales, Reality TV stardom, legendary songs that have sold more than 32 million records and product endorsements, all supported by three generations of loyal fans. He is also a devoted philanthropist.
Michaels was born in Butler, Pennsylvania. He rose to fame as the frontman of Poison, one of rock’s most iconic and enduring bands. Poison’s success includes selling more than 30 million records worldwide and numerous hit singles. Michaels also boasts a successful solo career. His 2010 album, Custom Built, topped the charts, reaching #1 on Billboard’s Hard Rock list. His latest CD, Jammin’ With Friends, was released June 2013 and features a myriad of legendary artists. The album’s contributors include Joe Perry (Aerosmith), Loretta Lynn, Jimmy Buffett, Ace Frehley (Kiss), Michael Anthony (Van Halen) and members of Lynyrd Skynyrd, to name a few.
Other Palmdale Auto Mall Concert Series tickets on sale now are for Boyz II Men/Kenny Babyface Edmonds on opening night, Friday, Aug. 21; Grammy Winner Peter Frampton & Cheap Trick on Monday, Aug. 24; Heart w/ guest, Left of Center, on Tuesday, Aug. 25; and Thomas Rhett with special guest, Frankie Ballard, on Wednesday, Aug. 26. All A.V. Fair tickets are on sale now at avfair.com.