Willie Nelson Abruptly Ends Show Due to Breathing Problems, Cancels Several More

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Willie Nelson has been forced to cancel more shows due to breathing issues.

A rep for the 84-year-old music legend tells ET he has a bad cold and will be fine, but has returned home to Maui, Hawaii, to recuperate. The remainder of his concerts scheduled for this week, in Palm Springs, California, as well as Las Vegas and Laughlin shows in Nevada, have been canceled with hopes of re-scheduling each date for a later time. His tour is set to resume on Feb. 7 in Macon, Georgia.

Nelson ended his San Diego, California, concert on Saturday night midway through the first song, reported the San Diego Union-Tribune on Monday.

Last August, the country crooner cited altitude for an abruptly ended performance in Salt Lake City, Utah.

"This is Willie. I am sorry to have to cut the SLC show short tonight," he wrote on Twitter. "The altitude got to me I am feeling better now and headed for lower ground."

Breathing issues have plagued Nelson for several years. In 2012, the musician was hospitalized in Denver, Colorado, for respiratory issues.

Get well soon, Willie.


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