Willie Nelson Cancels More Concerts

Willie Nelson is still feeling under the weather. After canceling a few nights of his Las Vegas residency in late January, he’s postponed shows this week in Bakersfield, Calif.

Doug Seymour
– Willie Nelson
F.M. Kirby Center For Perf. Arts, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

The Bakersfield gigs were scheduled Feb. 6-8 at

Nelson’s publicist, Elaine Schock, released a statement to the Associated Press saying the shows were put on hold but she didn’t give any indication about what was ailing the outlaw country singer.

The Associated Press noted that the January Vegas gigs were canceled because of a bad cold.

The next show on Nelson’s itinerary is Feb. 10 at the

Nelson’s next album, God’s Problem Child, is due out April 28. The collection of all-new material includes seven songs co-written by Nelson and his longtime collaborate/producer Buddy Cannon, along with a tribute to Merle Haggard written by Gary Nicholson, according to Rolling Stone. Pre-orders are ongoing.