Lady Gaga has cancelled the remaining ten dates of her ‘Joanne’ world tour on the basis that she is experiencing too much pain to perform.
The singer still has dates scheduled in London and Manchester as well as other shows in Europe that she is forced to cancel. A statement from Live Nation that was released through Gaga’s Twitter revealing that ‘severe pain’ is the reason behind the cancellations.
The statement reads: “Last night, with strong support from her medical team, Lady Gaga made the tough decision to immediately come off the road. She is extremely sorry and deeply saddened that she cannot perform for her European fans, who have waited so patiently”.
“Ticket holders may obtain a refund beginning Tuesday, 6-February at point of purchase.”
Find the full list of cancelled dates below. Gaga released a personal statement that reads: “I’m so devastated I don’t know how to describe it. All I know is that if I don’t do this, I am not standing by words or meaning of my music.”
“I promise I will be back in your city, but for now, I need to put myself and my well-being first.” Read the full statements below.
— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) February 3, 2018
Find the full list of cancelled dates below:
February 4, 2018 – London, The O2 Arena
February 6, 2018 – Manchester, Manchester Arena
February 8, 2018 – London, The O2 Arena
February 11, 2018 – Zürich, Hallenstadion
February 13, 2018 – Cologne, Lanxess Arena
February 15, 2018 – Stockholm, Ericsson Globe
February 17, 2018 – Copenhagen, Royal Arena
February 20, 2018 – Paris, AccorHotels Arena
February 21, 2018 – Paris, AccorHotels Arena
February 23, 2018 – Berlin, Mercedes-Benz Arena
During her performance at the Grammys, Gaga also dropped in a Time’s Up shout-out. This and the#MeToo movement once again dominated headlines at the event – with many of the artists attending choosing to wear white roses as a mark of support for victims of sexual harassment and assault.