Lynn hospitalized, cancels dates
Thursday, July 14, 2011
– Recent scorching temperatures forced Loretta Lynn to cancel the upcoming performances at MGM Theatre- Foxwoods Resort Casino and Jamboree in the Hills, of her 2011 tour, according to her web site.
Lynn was recently hospitalized and treated for heat exhaustion and dehydration after the temperature index soared to over 100 degrees in parts of Tennessee. The web site did not say when she was hospitalized or if she was released.
Shows will be rescheduled where possible, and Lynn "regrets having to disappoint fans who had hoped to see her in concert," according to the web site.
Lynn said. "I'm sad to have to cancel any shows - I've been looking forward to seeing everyone this weekend."
Lynn's next scheduled date is Aug. 1 in Lancaster, Pa.
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