Morgan Wallen Abruptly Postpones Tour Dates, Cancels ACM Awards Appearance Due to Vocal Rest
Country artist Morgan Wallen has officially announcement the postponement of upcoming tour dates. The singer has canceled the next six weeks of his tour, as well as his scheduled appearance at the Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards. Wallen took to his Instagram account to share a video statement with fans, revealing that he has been put on vocal rest by doctors after re-injuring his vocal chords and experiencing vocal fold trauma.
Morgan Wallen Postpones Tour Dates, Cancels ACM Appearance
For those who may have missed it, ahead of this cancellation, Wallen had already canceled a few shows. Later, he returned to the road for three performances over the weekend. Unfortunately, these shows further aggravated his vocal issues, prompting him to seek medical attention once again. In his video statement, Wallen shared the news he received from the Vanderbilt Voice Center.
“Their advice is that I go on vocal rest for six weeks. So that’s what I’m going to do.” Wallen said.
The talented musician admitted that the vocal injury is not the only physical challenge he is facing. Wallen mentioned that he tore his lat while in Australia, and this time off will also allow him to recover from that injury. Despite his frustration, he acknowledged the importance of following medical advice.
Wallen assured his fans that efforts are underway to reschedule the postponed tour dates. While specific dates are still pending, he expressed optimism about finalizing the details soon. However, he regretfully announced that he would not be able to make the upcoming festivals during this timeframe. Nevertheless, he promised to make it up to his fans by scheduling those appearances for the following year.
He Encourages Fans to Support The ACM Awards
In light of his absence, Wallen encouraged his fans to continue supporting the ACM Awards and the preceding Lifting Lives charity event, despite his inability to attend. He expressed gratitude for the ongoing support he receives and assured his followers that he will be back stronger than ever.
Wallen’s publicist also released a statement mentioning that new dates for the postponed shows will be announced soon. Fans holding tickets will have a 30-day refund window if they are unable to attend the rescheduled shows.
The statement also noted that Wallen is actively working on rescheduling any missed festival appearances for 2024. As Wallen focuses on his recovery and vocal rehabilitation, his fans eagerly await his return to the stage.