Campbell cancels Down Under tour
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
– Glen Campbell has canceled the Australian and New Zealand portions of his good bye tour, apparently due to Alzheimer's Disease.
"While the tour in the U.S. is going well, and Glen is comfortable, he felt the long plane ride to Australia was more than he wanted to do," a Campbell representative told Country Aircheck.
A story in The Gympie Times newspaper in Australia indicated the disease may have made travel too difficult for Campbell. He was slated to due six shows with Kenny Rogers next month.
Australian country music singers John Williamson, Beccy Cole, Lee Kernaghan, Troy Cassar-Daley and Sara Storer will replace Campbell at the shows.
Campbell is slated to continue the U.S. tour July 21 in Cary, N.C. He has seven dates in July and two in October.
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