Monday, January 28, 2019

Ozzy Osbourne postpones UK tour launch due to illness

Ozzy Osbourne has postponed this week’s launch of his UK farewell tour due to illness.

The series was set to begin in Dublin, Ireland on January 30.

“It is with great regret we have to announce that the first four UK shows on the Ozzy Osbourne/Judas Priest tour have been postponed due to Ozzy having a very bad case of flu,” posted openers Judas Priest ahead of an announcement by Ozzy’s team. “Therefore Dublin (Jan 30), Nottingham (Feb 1), Manchester (Feb 3) and Newcastle (Feb 5) will be rescheduled at a later date - details to follow once finalized." The UK leg of Ozzy’s No More Tours 2 series will now begin at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland on February 7; a list of tour dates can be found below.

“We are very sorry that this has happened and to disappoint so many fans," added Judas Priest. "We wish Ozzy well and look forward to the Glasgow, Birmingham and London shows together - and to the rescheduled ones in the future.”

News of the tour postponement comes just days after Ozzy revealed another health issue.

"Coughed so hard I burst a blood vessel in my eye," shared the rocker on social media.
Ozzy Osbourne
“No More Tours 2”

2019 UK & European tour

Jan 30 – Dublin, Ireland @ 3 Arena **
Feb 01 – Nottingham, UK @ Motorpoint Arena **
Feb 03 – Manchester, UK @ Manchester Arena **
Feb 05 – Newcastle, UK @ Metro Radio Arena **
Feb 07 – Glasgow, UK @ SSE Hydro
Feb 09 – Birmingham, UK @ Genting Arena
Feb 11 – London, UK @– O2 arena
Feb 13 – Munich, Germany @ Olympiahalle
Feb 15 – Frankfurt, Germany @ Festhalle
Feb 17 – Hamburg, Germany @ Barclaycard Arena
Feb 19 – Berlin, Germany @ Mercedes-Benz Arena
Feb 22 – Stockholm, Sweden @ Tele2
Feb 24 – Helsinki, Finland @ Hartwall Arena
Feb 27 – Zurich, Switzerland @ Hallenstadion
Mar 01 – Bologna, Italy @ Unipol Arena
Mar 03 – Barcelona, Spain @ Palau Sant Jordi

** postponed as of Jan 28

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