Willie Nelson Cancels Tour Dates Due to “Breathing Problems”


Willie Nelson had to cancel his upcoming tour dates due to breathing problems.

The 86 year-old singer took to Twitter on Wednesday Aug. 7 to break the news to his over 650 thousand followers.

“To my fans, I’m sorry to cancel my tour, but I have a breathing problem that I need to have my doctor check out,” Will said before reassuring fans that he’s not done yet.

“I’ll be back,” he wrote. “Love, Willie”

Fans flocked to his Twitter to send well wishes.

“Sorry to hear you’re not feeling well. Rest up. Get well soon. Your health is more important than a tour,” @rev410 wrote.

“So sorry to read this. You have one of the most beautiful voices that has ever been recorded by a white man. Get well, praying, and look forward to see you back on stage in Ft.Worth,” added @Sainttea12

Willie was currently on the road with Alison Krauss with their next date scheduled for Grand Rapids, Mich. on Aug. 9. Willie was to be on the road through November with Farm Aid scheduled for Sept. 21. According to Rolling Stone, Willie’s publicist shared that the singer be back on the road to continue his tour on September 6th and the he will be appearing Farm Aid in East Troy, Wisconsin on Sept. 21.

Get well, Willie!