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DAVID LEE ROTH Comments On Las Vegas Residency Cancelation

David Lee Roth was set to play a total of nine shows at the House Of Blues at Mandalay Bay to mark his retirement from performing live.

David Lee Roth has issued a brief statement after the cancelation of his round of farewell shows that he was set to play in Las Vegas.

The VAN HALEN vocalist was set to play a total of nine shows at the House Of Blues at Mandalay Bay to mark his retirement from performing live.

Initially, the first two New Years concerts in the run were cancelled followed by the remaining dates of January 5, 7 and 8 being scrapped.

When asked by Fox News Digital if his farewell performances will take place at a later date, Roth said in a statement: “It’s not about me anymore. When the benefits for Kentucky, Colorado, and Farm Aid kick in; Call me.”

In a similar statement to EW, Roth said about the cancelation of his Vegas residency: “Sometimes you win, Sometimes you lose, We got rained out.. “Covid cancelled.

“Future shows? When the benefit concerts for Colorado, Farm Aid, and hospital workers ‘everywhere’ come up; Call me..,” he added.

In a previous statement, event organizers said the cancelations were made “due to unforeseen circumstances related to COVID and out of an abundance of caution for those working and attending the shows.”