Greg Allman Cancels Tour Dates Due To ‘Serious’ Health Issues
Greg Allman was forced to cancel his tour dates through October 16 because of serious health issues. The singer-songwriter and founding member of The Allman Brothers is currently at the Mayo Clinic under his doctor’s care. It is unclear what health issues Allman is suffering from.
Greg Allman Cancels Tour Dates Because Of ‘Serious Health’ Issues
Allman’s first appearance would have been at Scranton, PA’s Peach Music Festival.
“North Carolina, y’all have always been good to me. Thank you for understanding. I’ll make it up to ya.” – Gregg… https://t.co/gCc7d6iNPr
— Gregg Allman (@GreggAllman) July 29, 2016
In a statement released by press contact Ken Weinstein, Allman said, “I want to thank my fans and friends for supporting me while I rest up and focus on getting better and back on the road as soon as I can. I’ve been working hard with my band, my pride and joy, to play our music for everyone. We’ll see y’all in October.”
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee will make his comeback performance at his Laid Back Festival at Atlanta’s Lakewood Amphitheatre on Oct. 29, According to the statement, all tour dates after the 29th will proceed as usual.
At a performance in New York City earlier this summer, the musician told the crowd he was working on a new album with producer Don Was. Allman then joked about his health to the crowd: “I started drinking juice every morning. You gotta give it seven days. You’ll have more energy.”