Elton John Diagnosed with Appendicitis; Cancels Tour Dates
According to a post on Sir Elton John‘s official website the singer is currently suffering with appendicitis and has taken off from touring indefinitely.Sir Elton is supposedly undergoing intensive antibiotics in preparation for upcoming surgery to resolve the problem. Until he is again healthy he has been advised by medical professionals to cease touring and performing; on average Sir Elton performs over 120 concerts per year.On the inability to perform and necessity to cancel shows a spokesman for Sir Elton has said the following:Elton is incredibly disappointed to postpone these tour dates. To know that he made such super-human efforts and continued to perform to thousands through his illness only confirms his dedication to his European fans. He is eager to be back on top form and return to play the remaining shows starting in early September 2013.Read the original announcement via his official website here.From all of us at Live for Live Music we wish Sir Elton a speedy recovery!