B.B. King cancels short tour after on stage fall

B.B. King In Concert At B.B. King's Blues Club At The MirageLegendary Blues musician, B.B. King has canceled the remainder of his 2014 shows after falling on-stage at a show at the House Of Blues in Chicago. The 89-year old has been forced to pull out of eight reported gigs in the states. One of the greatest guitarists around, King fans will have to hope for another tour or rescheduled performances for next year.

A statement was released on his website that read “Mr King fell ill last night…during his performance at the House of Blues in Chicago. He was immediately evaluated by a doctor and diagnosed with dehydration and suffering from exhaustion whereby causing the eight remaining shows of his current tour to be cancelled.” There has been no news of his current condition or the prospect of new shows in the future.

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