Superstar Jimmy Buffett definitely got everyone’s attention when he announced he had to cancel his concert this weekend in Charleston, South Carolina, after being hospitalized for an issue that required “immediate attention” without sharing further details.
The 76-year-old singer posted a message on his website about overcoming “challenges” in one’s life, before explaining that he was going to have to postpone his concert due to an unnamed medical issue.
“I had a sudden change of plans this week that affected us all,” Buffett’s message read. “Two days ago, I was just back from a trip to the Bahamas, thawing out from the California ‘winter tour,’ and chomping at the bit to get to Charleston.”
“I had to stop in Boston for a check-up but wound up back in the hospital to address some issues that needed immediate attention,” he added. “Growing old is not for sissies, I promise you.”
“You all make my life more meaningful and fulfilled than I would have ever imagined as a toe headed little boy sitting on the edge of the Gulf of Mexico,” the Buffett message concluded. “Thank you for your prayers and thoughts, your amazing years of loyalty, and just remember, ‘NOT YET!’”
At the top of the page a message read, “The Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefer Band concert at Credit One Stadium in Charleston, scheduled for this Saturday May 20th, is being rescheduled.”
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