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Illness Forces Nelson To Miss Tour Opener

FLORENCE, S.C. (CelebrityAccess) — Citing illness, Willie Nelson has postponed or cancelled several upcoming dates on his planned tour with Merle Haggard, including the outing's kickoff show.

The Django and Jimmie Tour was scheduled to get underway on Oct. 15th in Florence, South Carolina, but that show has now been postponed until April 6, 2016.

Other affected shows include Oct. 16th in Roanoke, VA, which has been pushed back several days to Oct. 19th and the October 17th show in Reading, PA, which has been cancelled.

According to Taste of Country, Willie Nelson's son Lukas took to Facebook to thank Willie's fans for their support and noting that his father's health issues are minor. – Staff Writers