Eric Clapton Postpones L.A. Shows Due to "Severe Bronchitis"

“He is very sorry to disappoint his fans but looks forward to these shows,” reads a statement on the singer’s Twitter.

Eric Clapton has postponed two concerts scheduled for this weekend at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., due to “severe bronchitis.”

“Due to severe bronchitis and under doctor’s advisement, Eric Clapton is rescheduling this weekend’s two shows at The Forum in Los Angeles,” reads a statement on Clapton’s Twitter.

The concerts will be rescheduled for the fall. Clapton was already scheduled to perform Sept. 15 and 16 at the Forum, and these new concerts will be rescheduled around those gigs. Tickets for the Saturday, March 25, show will now be honored for a Sept. 13 concert, and the Sunday, March 26, tickets are now set for Monday, Sept. 18. A refund is available for anyone unable to attend those dates.

Clapton, 71, has only performed two shows this year — both at Madison Square Garden in New York earlier this week.

Gary Clark Jr. was scheduled to support Clapton at the Forum shows. On Twitter, he wished the guitar god “a speedy recovery” and said he was “looking forward to the shows in September.”

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Source: Hollywood (music)