ADELE FORCED TO CANCEL U.S. TOUR DATES DUE TO ILLNESS

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (October 4, 2011) - Adele has been forced to cancel her upcoming 10 city sold-out tour of the U.S. due to a hemorrhage into her vocal chord. Vocal chord issues forced the British singer to postpone dates earlier this year as well. Adele has just wrapped up touring around the UK and was preparing to kick off her US tour on October 7 in Atlantic City, NJ when her illness reappeared (see below for full list of cancelled US tour dates). Renowned for her powerful live vocal performances, Adele has been advised by doctors that she'll need an extended rest period in order to begin to recuperate properly. Further details to follow regarding these cancelled dates.  Refunds may be obtained at point of purchase. Adele recently posted the following on her site about the cancellations:
 
“Singing is literally my life; it’s my hobby, my love, my freedom and now my job. I have absolutely no choice but to recuperate properly and fully, or I risk damaging my voice forever. I have great confidence in believing you know how much this upsets me, how seriously I take it and how truly devastated and annoyed I am by this. Wanting to do something so bad and not being able to is the most frustrating thing as I’m sure you know! My voice is weak and I need to build it back up. I'm gonna be starting up vocal rehab as soon as, and start building my over all stamina in my voice, body and mind. I will be back and I’m gonna smash the ball out the park once I’m touring again. I apologize from the bottom of my heart, sincerely I do. I know it’s not only disappointing because of the show, but its plane tickets, hotel bookings, birthdays, anniversaries and time wasted. But please have faith in me that this is the only thing i can do to make sure I can always sing and always make music for you to the best of my ability. Truly yours and yours only forever, Adele xx”
 
 
October 7        Atlantic City, NJ          Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
October 8        Durham, NC               Durham Performing Arts Center
October 10      Nashville, TN             Ryman Auditorium
October 11      Asheville, NC             Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
October 13      Orlando, FL                 Hard Rock Live
October 14      Miami, FL                     Waterfront Theater at American Airlines Arena
October 16      Atlanta, GA                  Fox Theatre
October 18      Spring, TX                   Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
October 19      Austin, TX                    Frank Erwin Center
October 21      Grand Prairie, TX       Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
 
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