Avicii Undergoes Successful Gallbladder Surgery
Blocked gallbladder had forced the DJ to cancel tonight's performance at Ultra Music Festival
Avicii may have had to cancel tonight's headlining performance at Ultra Music Festival, but he is doing fine following a routine gallbladder removal, according to his team.
TMZ confirms that the Avicii's surgery went as planned this morning, and that the DJ is expected to ready for the United States run of his True tour, set to begin April 10 at Boston's TD Garden.
Avicii's publicist confirmed the original bad news yesterday, telling Billboard:
"He has been diagnosed as having a blocked gall bladder and is currently being evaluated for a potential surgery to remove his gall bladder. ... He has had to cancel all his commitments for the week," the publicist added via email, "including a highly anticipated performance last night at the Ushuaia Pop Up at the Avicii Hotel at SLS and his headline performance tomorrow at the ULTRA Music Festival."
According to Avicii's Twitter, he woke up Wed. morning (March 26) in "serious pain" but flew to Miami for his Ultra Fest gig, hoping the discomfort would go away. When it didn't, he went to the hospital upon landing in Miami, where he learned he would have to have his gallbladder removed.