Daryl Hall drops out of Clearwater Jazz Holiday due to illness
First Gregg Allman. And now Daryl Hall.
A second Rock and Roll Hall of Fame headliner has been forced to cancel his Oct. 15 appearance at the 2016 Clearwater Jazz Holiday, as Hall has come down with a tonsil illness that will put him on the shelf for nearly two months.
The soul-pop singer's manager, Jonathan Wolfson, confirmed the news in an email to the Times.
"Daryl has an issue with his tonsils that requires medical attention and has been advised by his doctors not to sing for the next 7 weeks," Wolfson wrote. "So, unfortunately, he can't perform at the Clearwater Jazz Holiday. And, for the record, Daryl was really looking forward to the show."
Calls and emails to festival officials were not immediately returned.
Allman was booked as the headliner on Sunday, Oct. 16, before backing out in August due to "serious health issues." He was replaced atop the bill by Grace Potter.
Other acts performing this year include Kool and the Gang and the Commodores on Oct. 13; Trombone Shorty and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band on Oct. 14, the Mavericks on Oct. 15 and Potter, Houndmouth and the Lone Bellow on Oct. 16. We'll update you when we hear about a replacement for Hall on Saturday night.
***UDPATE*** Hall has been replaced by UB40. Click here.
-- Jay Cridlin