March 12, 2008 13:31

Dolly Parton cancels SXSW appearance

The country music star won't be playing a show in Austin

Dolly Parton cancels SXSW appearance
Dolly Parton will not be performing her previously-scheduled appearance at this year’s SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, which had been set to take place on Friday (March 14) at the Austin Music Hall.

As previously reported on NME.COM, the star had rescheduled her forthcoming world tour because of back problems relating to the size of her breasts.

SXSW officials said that although they had held out hope that Parton would still be able to perform this one-off show, these same health problems meant the star was unable to play the gig.

NME.COM is bringing you full coverage of SXSW as it happens. Head to the NME SXSW page now for all the latest news, galleries and blogs direct from the festival.

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