Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Ray Davies cancels US tour over health issues

Ray Davies of The Kinks has had to cancel his upcoming US tour due to an undisclosed “medical condition.”

A statement was issues on Davies’ behalf:

"Ray Davies' U.S tour dates have been cancelled. Ray, personally, did not want to cancel this tour but was ordered by his doctors not to fly or travel until his medical condition has stabilized to their satisfaction.”

“At this moment, his doctors could not provide a time frame as to when he could travel to the U.S. and advised him to cancel the dates listed below."

"Ray Davies would like to thank all his fans for their continued support and asks that everyone respect his privacy so he can concentrate on a swift recovery."

Ray Davies
US Tour 2010
Cancelled dates (As of Nov 23)

11/24/10 - New York, NY - Beacon Theatre
11/26/10 - Montclair, NJ - The Wellmont Theatre
11/27/10 - Philadelphia, PA - Verizon Hall
11/28/10 - Boston, MA - Wilbur Theater

The dates were in support of Ray’s new release, “See My Friends,” a collaborative tribute with other artists to the Davies brothers’ legendary band, The Kinks.

Ray Davies – See My Friends
Glastonbury Festival – June 27, 2010