Sunday, November 01, 2009

Elton John Cancels American Concert Dates Due To Severe Influenza

British media are reporting that Elton John checked into a hospital in London but his Canadian partner, David Furnish, is telling reporters that Elton is "fine". Obviously, David is putting on a brave face and Elton is very sick and in need of prayers. At Elton John's age, influenza can kill you. I hope he gets well, very soon.
CBC reports:
Singer Elton John has postponed several more concert dates, putting off three performances with Billy Joel in the United States in November. John recently put on hold the final dates of his Red Piano tour in Britain and Ireland. A posting on his website over the weekend said promoters were "informed by management that Elton has been advised by his doctor to postpone these performances due to a serious case of E. coli bacterial infection and influenza." That means his concerts with Joel in Seattle on Nov. 4 and 7 and another in Portland, Ore., on Nov. 10 are postponed. READ MORE