Morrissey, Festival Hall 2012, Photo Ros O'Gorman

Morrissey, Festival Hall 2012, Photo Ros O'Gorman

Morrissey Rushed To Hospital, Tour Cancelled

by VVN Music on January 27, 2013

in News

Morrissey has been hospitalized in Flint, MI for what is reported to be a possible bladder infection.

Morrissey, Festival Hall 2012, Photo Ros O'Gorman

Morrissey, Festival Hall 2012, Photo Ros O'Gorman

The former Smiths lead was forced to cancel a show on Thursday night in Flint and postpone shows on Friday in Minneapolis and tonight in Chicago.

The initial statement from his people pointed to “band illness”:

Press release from Susan Blond:

Morrissey’s concert tonight, January 24, in Flint, MI has been cancelled and subsequent performances in Minneapolis (1/25) and Chicago (1/26) are currently being postponed due to band illness. Those who have already purchased tickets for tonight’s show in Flint will be refunded their full ticket price. Those who have already purchased tickets for performances in Minneapolis and Chicago are highly encouraged to hold on to their tickets and look out for rescheduled dates. The tour will resume Monday, January 28 in Asheville, NC.

Morrissey would like to thank everyone for their understanding and patience and wishes his band a speedy recovery!

That status has now been updated, per Billboard, to the singer is “undergoing tests for a suspected bladder infection” at William Beaumont Hospital.

Morrissey is scheduled to play in Asheville, NC on Monday, Nashville on Tuesday and Atlanta on Thursday. It is advisable to watch the media and contact your local venue on the status of the shows depending on the outcome of the tests.

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