Women in Music 2019

Elton John Cancels Indianapolis Concert Due to Illness: 'I Am Extremely Unwell'

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Elton John addresses a crowd in the courtyard of the Elysee Palace in Paris, on June 21, 2019.

Elton John's Oct. 26 concert in Indianapolis, Ind., has been postponed.

"It is with the heaviest heart that I'm forced to deliver the news that I am extremely unwell and therefore unable to perform at Bankers Life Fieldhouse tonight," he wrote in an announcement on social media Saturday afternoon. "I absolutely hate to let my fans down, but I owe it to you to put on the best show possible and unfortunately that's simply not possible. The date will be rearranged for March 2020, and I promise I will deliver the show you deserve. Thank you so much for your support and understanding."

John was set to perform Saturday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse as part of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour. The Indianapolis show has now been rescheduled for March 26, 2020.

In a statement, the venue confirmed the news: "Due to illness, Elton John’s concert slated for tonight, Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 26, 2020. We do apologize for any inconvenience caused by this necessary change and wish Elton a speedy recovery."

The current U.S. leg of John's farewell trek is scheduled to bring him to Tennessee next, with concerts in Nashville (Oct. 28) and Memphis (Oct. 30).


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