Jimmy Buffett’s Illness: Is The Singer Sick as Tour Canceled?

The legendary “Trip Around the Sun” singer, Jimmy Buffett has canceled or rescheduled some of his concerts. This decision is for the remainder of his tours which were supposed to happen in 2022. According to the reports by his agents, his family briefly hospitalized him due to health issues and some illness.

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Who is Jimmy Buffett?

James William Buffet also know as Jimmy Buffet is a popular American singer-songwriter, musician, author, actor, and businessman. His music is famous for his “Island escapism lifestyle” that he portrays. His song “Margaritaville” became so popular that it ranked 234th on the Recording Industry Association of America’s list of “Songs of the Century”.

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Jimmy Buffett (Credit: TIM MOSENFELDER/WIREIMAGE/GETTY)

The Official Announcement

Buffet’s team took to Instagram and Twitter to officially announce the singer’s condition and further updates regarding the events. “Due to health issues and brief hospitalization, Jimmy will need to refrain from touring for the rest of the year”, the announcement read.“On doctor’s orders, he must take this time to recuperate and heal. Jimmy looks forward to getting back on stage next year”, they added.

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Regarding the shows, they said, “We appreciate your understanding. Fans with tickets to the rescheduled dates are encouraged to hold on to your tickets as they will be honored at the rescheduled shows in 2023″.

“For refund information for the MGM Grand Garden Arena shows, please refer to the details on JimmyBuffett.com for cancelled shows, your tickets will be refunded”, the team finally concluded.

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The revised dates of the events

This well known singer is postponing three of the remaining performances and is canceling two others. Buffet rescheduled two future performances at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. These shows were originally scheduled to happen in October 8 and October 15 and are now shifted to March 4 and March 11, respectively.

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However, Buffett’s team has not announced the revised dates for the concert happening in October 22 at Snapdragon Stadium in San Diego, California. Meanwhile, his future performances at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City and at Ford Idaho Center are canceled. He was about to perform in Utah and Nampa, Idaho in October 10 and October 12.

Buffet’s team confirmed this news on his official social media profile. The statement read, “Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band are unfortunately unable to reschedule the following dates”. “These concerts will no longer be happening”, they further added.

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Fans can checkout the following website to get the further updates regarding the events : jimmybuffet.com/tour.

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