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Willie Nelson Cancels Tour, Cites 'Breathing Problem'

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    In this Feb. 6, 2019 file photo, Willie Nelson performs at the Producers & Engineers Wing 12th Annual GRAMMY Week Celebration at the Village Studio in Los Angeles. Nelson has canceled his tour because of a “breathing problem.” The 86-year-old singer apologized on Twitter late Wednesday, Aug. 7, writing “I need to have my doctor check out.” Nelson had just finished performing with Alison Krauss in Toledo, Ohio, and he was next scheduled to appear Friday in Grand Rapids, Mich. He wrote, “I’ll be back.”

    Willie Nelson has canceled his tour because of a "breathing problem."

    The 86-year-old singer apologized on Twitter late Wednesday, writing "I need to have my doctor check out." Nelson had just finished performing with Alison Krauss in Toledo, Ohio, and he was next scheduled to appear Friday in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

    He wrote "I'll be back."

    Nelson was due to perform at the Farm Aid concert with John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews, Neil Young and Bonnie Raitt on Sept. 21. His tour was scheduled to end on Nov. 29 in Thackerville, Oklahoma.

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    Dates on his Outlaw Music Festival include stops in New York, Philadelphia and Virginia next month.

    Nelson canceled an appearance at the Outlaw Music Festival due to illness last summer. He also was forced to cancel several dates in 2018.