Friday, June 21, 2024

Blues Rocker George Thorogood in Health Crisis, Needs Surgery, Cancels Tour Dates Through Mid May


“Bad to the Bone” singer George Thorogood is in trouble.

The blues rocker has cancelled all his upcoming tour dates. His website states:

With great sadness, we must announce the cancellation of our Canadian & U.S. tour dates from April 27, 2023 through May 21, 2023.  George has been diagnosed with a very serious medical condition that will require immediate surgery and quite a few weeks of recuperation and healing.  You, our fans, mean the world to us, and we know this news is not want you wanted to hear, but rest assured George Thorogood & The Destroyers will be back.  We’ll keep you updated as we know more.

This is a tricky time for a lot of celebrities. Jamie Foxx is in Atlanta suffering from unidentified medical crisis Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler is recovering from a variety of ailments, and so on.

We’re sending a Get Well Soon message to George. Hope to see him on the road again soon!

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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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