Breaking his ill health news, singer Roger Daltrey said, “For the last four weeks, I have been in and out of the hospital and have been diagnosed with viral meningitis. I am now regaining my health and feeling much better.” quoted Billboard.
Daltrey also said that he will be needing a considerable recovery time and since precautions are to be taken, it means no touring for a full year.
Apologizing to fans, guitarist Pete Townshend said, “We are very sorry for postponing the show like this. Once Roger regains his health, we promise to give you an unforgettable show.”
Adding on he said, “We are thankful to our fans for showing an immense faith and pour love on us.” The announcement from The Who has left many North American fans heartbroken.
As per schedule, the band was supposed to host a show in North America but due to Roger Daltrey’s ill health, the whole tour had to be cancelled.
The doctor has strictly ordered Daltrey to take complete rest after the diagnosis.
It is not the first time the band is postponing a show. The band also postponed four shows and cancelled a performance to be given at the iHeartRadio Music Festival. Although the show was supposed to resume on September 24th in Portland, Oregon. Now, all the dates have been pushed back to next year in spring. Earlier, the North American tour was supposed to end up in Oakland, California on December 13.
Tickets bought for the original concert will be honored at the rescheduled event. Keep reading Movie News guide to for updates on the rescheduled date of the event.