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Y&T Postpones Dave Meniketti’s ‘Medical Procedure’ Shows


Y&T has rescheduled two upcoming California shows so singer and guitarist Dave Meniketti can undergo a “critical medical procedure” on February 11.

“The Tracy and Santa Cruz shows have been postponed, but for a different reason: Dave is due for critical medical intervention on Feb. 11,” the band wrote on Facebook. “It’s the earliest his doctor and hospital are available, that’s the only date this month, and it’s important to get it as soon as possible.

“He was then ordered to rest for the first 48 hours after the procedure, so the whole weekend is over for him,” the statement continued. “Thank you for understanding that Dave’s health comes first. He can’t wait to put that need behind him and get back on stage. In the meantime, we all wish him the best.”

You can see the full statement and new show dates below.

Y&T originally scheduled its two shows for January, but postponed them to February 11 and 12 due to rising COVID cases. They are now set to take place on February 25 and 26 in Tracy and Santa Cruz, respectively.

Formed in 1972 in Oakland as Yesterday & Today (inspired by the Beatles album of the same name), Y&T is best known for its early 80s albums such as Medium series and In Rock We Trust. The band’s last studio album was released in 2010. facemelter. Meniketti is the last surviving member of the band’s original lineup, following the deaths of bassist Phil Kennemore (2011), drummer Leonard Haze (2016), and guitarist Joey Alves (2017).

Y&T postpones February 2022 shows
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