Big & Rich were supposed to play at FireKeepers Casino Hotel on February 3rd, but tragedy struck Big Kenny’s family.   The country music star lost his dad, Bill Alphin on Wednesday.

FireKeepers Casino Event Center says the new date for the show is Saturday, Oct.7, 2017.

Ticketholders for the Feb. 3 show seeking to attend the Oct. 7 show are welcome to keep their tickets, as their tickets are still valid and seat locations will remain reserved. If ticket holders are unable to attend the October show, they can receive a refund. Tickets purchased online via or at FireKeepers Casino Box Office with a credit card will be refunded through while tickets purchased in person with cash will be refunded by visiting the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Box Office, located in the hotel lobby. Refunds must be made by Friday, Feb. 17. Ticket purchases for the October date are now available through Star Tickets and the FireKeepers Box Office.

John Rich issued the following statement. “I was very saddened to get the news that Big Kenny's father had passed away. I knew his father well, and he was a truly great, and inspiring man. Unfortunately, we will have to postpone the B&R show in Battle Creek for now to attend funeral services and let Kenny be with his family. I hope the fans understand. Prayers for Kenny and his family as they mourn the loss of Mr. Alphin.”


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