Bruce Cockburn Cancels Tour


TORONTO, ONTARIO (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Canadian troubadour Bruce Cockburn was forced to pull the plug on a planned 13-date tour of the Canadian maritimes and Quebec City due to illness.

Cockburn was admitted to an Ontario hospital with a case of pneumonia that left the singer with a partially collapsed lung. While he is expected to fully recover, he was advices by doctors to take a break.

"I'm very disappointed to have to cancel this tour and know how inconvenient it is to many but I’m just unable to perform in this condition. I hope we will be able to reschedule all of the dates in the not too distant future. I’m looking forward to getting back to each of the cities and towns on the tour as soon as possible." Cockburn said in a statement posted on his website.

As of yet, there is no word on rescheduling plans for the affected dates.

The following are the canceled dates:

Oct 14 Quebec City Qc Le Palais Montcalm

Oct 15 Summerside Pe Harbourfront Theatre

Oct 16 St. John Nb Imperial Theatre

Oct 17 Fredericton Nb The Playhouse

Oct 19 Moncton Nb Capitol Theatre

Oct 20 Halifax Ns Rebecca Cohn

Oct 22 Membertou Ns Membertou Centre

Oct 23 Port Hawksbury Ns Staight Area Rec Centre

Oct 25 Windsor Ns Mermaid Theatre

Oct 26 Annapolis Royal Ns Kings Theatre

Oct 27 Lunenburg Ns Pearl Theatre

Oct 28 Truro Ns Marigold Centre

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