Morrissey has canceled a pair of upcoming tour dates scheduled tonight in Salt Lake City and on Wednesday in Denver due to “band illness.” Update – November 23rd: Morrissey has also canceled shows in Minnesota on Friday and Milwaukee on Saturday.
“Thank you to the fans for the ongoing love and support while we take a moment to restore and recover,” Morrissey said in a statement.
“We’re so grateful for your understanding at this challenging time where we need to prioritise band health,” he added in a follow-up statement. It’s unclear which member of the band has fallen ill.
As of now, the artist’s November 28th concert in Washington, DC will proceed as planned, and refunds for the canceled gigs are available at point of purchase. Alternatively, Morrissey said the band is “working our hardest to reschedule these dates for next year.”
Earlier this month, Morrissey ended his tour kickoff show in Los Angeles early due to “inclement weather” — temperatures were in the mid-50s at the time. The notoriously temperamental artist walked off stage after nine songs, and a representative said later that the show would not continue due to “unforeseen circumstances.”
What’s more, soon after that incident, Morrissey’s website was updated to say that his forthcoming album Bonfire of Teenagers “is no longer scheduled for a February release,” as previously announced. “Its fate is exclusively in the hands of Capitol Records [Los Angeles],” the statement added.
Morrissey 2022 Tour Dates:
11/22 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Union
11/23 – Denver, CO @ Paramount Theatre
11/25 – Minneapolis, MN @ The Fillmore
11/26 – Milwaukee, WI @ Riverside Theatre
11/28 – Washington, DC @ The Anthem
11/30 – Brooklyn, NY @ Kings Theatre
12/01 – Newark, NJ @ New Jersey Performing Arts Center
12/03 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Met
12/04 – Boston, MA @ MGM Music Hall at Fenway