It is with much sadness that we announce the passing of Blake Shelton's father, Dick Shelton. Mr. Shelton, who was in declining health this past year, was surrounded by loved ones in Oklahoma upon his passing this evening.

Due to this unfortunate event, the following dates of his "Well Lit & Amplified Tour 2012" have been rescheduled: Rapid City, SD (1/19), Bismarck, ND (1/20), Billings, MT (1/21) and Bozeman, MT (1/22). The rescheduled dates are listed below.

"I appreciate your understanding during this difficult time and thank you for all your prayers. Your support means the world to me. I love you guys," Blake.

Rescheduled Dates:

Bismarck, ND - March 20th
Rapid City, SD - March 21st
Bozeman, MT - March 22nd
Billings, MT - March 23rd

Tickets for the above-mentioned January dates will be honored at the rescheduled dates in March. Refund requests will be honored at the original point of purchase. For up-to-date tour information, visit www.BlakeShelton.com.

The "Well Lit & Amplified Tour 2012" will continue as schedule next week in Columbus, GA on Jan. 26.