Vocal problems for the lead singer in the headlining band has forced a postponement of five stops in the Journey-Pat Benatar-Loverboy tour, including a Tuesday concert at the i wireless Center, Moline.

Journey lead singer Arnel Pineda has been diagnosed with severe laryngeal and esophageal inflammation and is under doctor’s orders not to perform for the next week, according to a news release from the arena. Tickets for the postponed concerts will be honored for the new concerts which will be rescheduled for early 2013.

Get the Weekender Newsletter

Plan your weekend with our hand-picked list of the Quad Cities' best bets for entertainment.

Tour stops from Thursday through Wednesday are also delayed. Those were to be in Evansville and Fort Wayne, Ind.; Grand Rapids, Mich., and Sioux City.