86-year-old singer, Willie Nelson will not be able to finish his summer run this time! Nelson who was scheduled to tour with Alison Krauss, canceled it citing breathing problems.
Nelson cancels tour due to health issues
Nelson informed fans about his health issues and his decision to cancel the tour soon after his show in Toledo, Ohio, at the Huntington Center.
On Wednesday, he apologized through a post on Twitter saying that he was suffering from breathing problems and needs to get a check-up from a doctor. However, he promises his fans that he will be back soon in the same post.
Nelson had just finished performing with Alison Krauss in Ohio after which he announced this news on Twitter.
He was scheduled to appear in Grand Rapids, Michigan next on Friday.
Singer to resume the tour on 6th of September?
On a subsequent post from Facebook, fans got to know that Nelson was resting and was feeling much better. According to Nelson’s publicist, the singer is set to resume his tour on September 6th in New Hampshire. Nelson will appear at September 21st’s Farm Aid in East Troy, Wisconsin. He is set to perform with John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews, Neil Young, and Bonnie Raitt.
Nelson’s tour was scheduled to run for 30 more shows, including a stop at the Grand Rapids, Michigan on Friday. The trek with Alison Krauss was scheduled to wrap up by November 29th at the WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Oklahoma.
Did Nelson cancel shows in previous years too?
The singer has experienced several health issues over a long time. Nelson also canceled his show at the Outlaw Music Festival last year citing illness. He has also canceled several tour dates in 2018.
In August 2017, Nelson stopped a concert in Salt Lake City early after having respiratory problems. He apologized on Twitter for cutting the show short and also told his fans that the problem was because of the altitude.
Well, fans will probably just have to wait till September 2019 to hear more of Nelson’s work like his latest album, “Ride Me Back Home,” which dropped last June.the