Ozzy Osbourne Forced To Cancel Shows – See If Your City Is On The List
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Illness Forces Osbourne To Cancel More Tour Dates
The UK leg of Ozzy Osbourne’s No More Tours 2 farewell run is off to a bumpy start.
Osbourne, 70, has been forced to cancel the first four dates of the tour’s long awaited UK leg, citing a bout of the flu. The news was first announced via the website of a Dublin concert promoter and read:
“Ozzy Osbourne’s upcoming 3Arena date this Wednesday 30 January is postponed due to illness. Details for the rescheduled date will be announced within the next 48 hours on www.mcd.ie and www.ticketmaster.ie. All tickets will remain valid for the rescheduled date.”
Not long after, support act Judas Priest issued a similar announcement, apologizing to fans who purchased tickets for the tour’s first four dates and promised that rescheduled dates would come at a later date.
“It is with great regret we have to announce that the first four UK shows on the Ozzy Osbourne/Judas Priest tour have been postponed due to Ozzy having a very bad case of the flu – therefore Dublin, Nottingham, Manchester and Newcastle will be rescheduled at a later date – details to follow once finalized – we are very sorry that this has happened and to disappoint so many fans – we wish Ozzy well and look forward to the Glasgow, Birmingham and London shows together – and to the rescheduled ones in the future.
JUDAS PRIEST – 28th January 2019″
From the looks of it, the flu’s got Ozzy in pretty bad shape. He shared a photo to Twitter a few days ago of himself with a burst blood vessel in his eye – the result of coughing too hard.
Ouch! Here’s hoping that Ozzy gets to feeling better soon – the flu is no joke, and when you’re Ozzy’s age it can be even more dangerous. This isn’t the first time in recent months that Ozzy’s been sidelined by illness; late last year a staph infection forced the cancellation of several North American dates on the tour as Ozzy underwent surgery to remove the infection from his hand.
Get well soon, Ozzy!
Ozzy Osbourne No More Tours 2 UK and Ireland tour dates
Jan 30: Dublin 3Arena, Ireland (Postponed – new date to be announced)
Feb 01: Nottingham Motorpoint Arena, UK (Postponed – new date to be announced)
Feb 03: Manchester Arena, UK (Postponed – new date to be announced)
Feb 05: Newcastle Metro Radio Arena, UK (Postponed – new date to be announced)
Feb 07: Glasgow SSE Hydro, UK
Feb 09: Birmingham Genting Arena, UK
Feb 11: London O2 Arena, UK