Adele cancels tour, including Oct. 13 concert at Hard Rock Live in Orlando
It was this fall's most anticipated solo concert in Central Florida. Then it became the hottest ticket, and the most impossible show to get into.
Now, it's not happening at all.
For the second time this year, chart-topping British songbird Adele has been forced to cancel a U.S. tour due to illness. That includes an Oct. 13 date at Hard Rock Live in Orlando that's been sold out for months, with the cheapest tickets selling for well over $200 on StubHub.
Adele, who was diagnosed with laryngitis this spring, took to her blog Tuesday with this announcement:
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 im 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 im gonna smash the ball out the park once im touring again. i apologise from the bottom of my heart, sincerely i do.
Tough break for the singer, who we think is all but guaranteed to win Record and Album of the Year at next year's Grammys.
-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*