Loretta Lynn cancels tour dates, needs knee surgery
Monday, August 8, 2011
– Loretta Lynn is on the shelf again. The singer canceled all dates through Sept. 3 due to upcoming knee surgery, her web site said Monday.
On July 14, Lynn canceled several dates after having been hospitalized with heat exhaustion and dehydration.
"Though she recently returned to the concert stage with a performance at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Loretta Lynn has now been forced to cancel tour dates through the September 3rd," he web site side.
Canceled dates were in Aberdeen, Wash., Pendleton, Ore., Snoqualmie, Wash., Great Falls, Montana, Lynden, Wash., Lincoln City, Ore. and Mitchell, S.D.
"As of right now," Lynn's date at her ranch is still a go, according to her web site.
Lynn "will undergo knee reconstruction surgery and her physician has ordered her to allow time for a full recovery," the web said.
"I'm sad to have to cancel any shows for my fans, but they tell me I've just got to stay off this knee for a while," Lynn said.
There was no word on when the surgery would be.
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