Travis Barker Returns to Blink-182 Tour After Racing Home for Kourtney Kardashian’s ‘Urgent Fetal Surgery’

Travis Barker is back on the road with Blink-182. The band resumed its tour overseas on Friday (Sept. 8) in Antwerp, Belgium, after the drummer raced home to be with wife Kourtney Kardashian earlier in the month. Blink had postponed three shows, saying only that Barker had to leave the tour for an “urgent family matter.”

The rocker shared multiple photos of Belgium on his Instagram Stories Friday, which have since expired. The same day, he shared a video of a fan holding a sign that read, “Can I have a drumstick?” In the clip, the drummer then walks out with a pair of drumsticks in his hand, gives them to the emotional fan, before the two share a quick hug. “1st day of tour,” Barker captioned the video post.

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Neither the drummer nor the reality TV personality — who are expecting their first child together — have shared specific details about what the issue was. But Kardashian revealed in a Sept. 6 Instagram post that she had to have “urgent fetal surgery” to save the life of their unborn baby boy.

“I will be forever grateful to my incredible doctors for saving our baby’s life,” she began her message. “I am eternally grateful to my husband who rushed to my side from tour to be with me in the hospital and take care of me afterwards, my rock.”

The Poosh founder — who shares three kids with ex-boyfriend Scott Disick — went on to share that because her previous pregnancies were “really easy,” she was not prepared for the terror that engulfed her this time, and shared her respect for mothers who have battled for their babies. She concluded, “Walking out of the hospital with my baby boy in my tummy and safe was the truest blessing.”

Barker also shared his own message of gratitude on Wednesday. “God is great,” he began his tweet. “I flew home for a life-threatening emergency surgery for our baby that I’m grateful went well. I want to say thank you for all the support. Tour resumes Friday.”

Blink-182 has tour dates around the world through mid October, then returns to the United States for a show in Las Vegas on Oct. 21.

See Barker’s latest Instagram post from tour below:

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