The Hill article Posted March 13, 2018 06:03:24 Bob Dylan, the musician, actor and television personality, has canceled his March 27, 2019 tour soft in Japan after reports of the incident.
The singer tweeted Friday morning that he would not be able to return to Japan because of the “medical issues” that are affecting him.
He also tweeted that he was not traveling to Europe for the rest of the year.
“I will be able back in Japan this week,” he wrote.
“I can confirm that I have received a diagnosis of a very serious medical condition that is affecting my body.
I have been in Japan since February 20 and have been doing well.”
The singer is currently scheduled to perform March 29 at Tokyo’s Shinjuku Dome and March 31 at Tokyo Dome Stadium.
A representative for Dylan did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Dylan, who was born in Kansas City, Mo., and grew up in Nashville, Tenn., has been a staple of pop and rock radio shows and radio and TV appearances in Japan for more than 30 years.
He has a string of hits including “The Star-Spangled Banner,” “This Land Is Your Land,” “The Promised Land” and “Happiness Is a Warm Gun.”
He is best known for his songs “Fame Is a Beautiful Thing” and, more recently, “Born to Run.”