So Sick: When Illness Forces Music Stars to Cancel Concerts
Taking a Chill Pill
Traveling from city to city and show to show, celebs may seem like they have super powers, but they are human, too, and sometimes taking care of health issues trumps putting on a killer performance. Take Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt, who has been on tour almost non-stop since 2013. He announced via Twitter on Tuesday (July 8) that he had to "press eject" on his remaining tour dates, canceling appearances at Pemberton Music Festival and the Splash Music Festival due to exhaustion.
This isn't the first time Earl had to fall back from hitting the stage for health reasons. He also canceled his performance at Bonnaroo 2013 due to pneumonia. But he's not the only one. Keep reading to check out other artists who've begrudgingly had to shut down shows due to illness. —Dominique Zonyeé (@DominiqueZonyee)