Richard Ashcroft cancels concert

Date in Birmingham is postponed at the last minute

Richard Ashcroft has cancelled his sold out show at Birmingham Academy tonight (May 15).

The singer has pulled the gig following throat and vocal problems.

A statement on Ashcroft‘s official website reads: “Unfortunately Richard will be unable to perform at his sold out show at Birmingham Academy this evening after taking medical advice on throat and vocal problems. Richard sincerely apologises to all ticket holders.”


The gig has now been rescheduled for June 12 and tickets are still valid for the new show.

The singer, who is the middle of nine date UK tour, is due to perform at Exeter University tomorrow night (May 16) before wrapping up his tour with three nights at Brixton Academy (May 19-21).


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