Lindsey Buckingham cancels tour due to ‘ongoing health issues’

Lindsey Buckingham has canceled the remaining dates of her European and UK tour, citing “ongoing health issues”. “Lindsey sends her sincere apologies to all of her fans who were planning to attend and hopes to return to Europe in the future,” read one. published statement on Buckingham’s social media. Buckingham were due to perform in Glasgow, Liverpool and Dublin this week.

In May, the European leg of Buckingham’s autumn tour was postponed when Buckingham and other members of his crew tested positive for COVID-19. “It’s heartbreaking for Lindsey,” read one statement at the time. “He was so excited to come to Europe for the first time as a solo artist.”

Buckingham is still scheduled to perform a series of concerts in the United States later this year, starting October 26 in Bristol, Tennessee.

In February 2019, less than a year after being fired from Fleetwood Mac, the guitarist suffered a heart attack and underwent emergency heart surgery. “We feel so lucky he’s alive, the way he does,” Buckingham’s then-wife Kristen said. A year later, he announced a brief solo tour, which was ultimately canceled due to the pandemic. Buckingham finally hit the road again in September 2021, performing a selection of classics and solo Fleetwood Mac material, including songs from his 2021 self-titled album.

Buckingham has since expressed his gratitude for touring and performing with a live band in what he considered a more relaxed environment than he shared with his former bandmates. “The camaraderie,” he said The New York Times earlier this year, “and the shared musical values ​​and lack of politics that have always existed at Fleetwood Mac is what is so meaningful to me.”

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