Ozzy Osbourne in the hospital, show postponed
Ozzy Osbourne is currently in the hospital due to an infection that required surgery on his hand. His Mountain View, CA tour date has been postponed.
The surgery, which took place yesterday morning, forced the musician to postpone his Saturday night show at Shoreline Amphitheater. According to Ozzy's official Instagram, he will be remaining in an LA hospital "under doctor’s care as they monitor the infection."
Ozzy is currently performing on his North American "NO MORE TOURS 2" tour, and is expected to resume this coming Tuesday, Oct. 9 at the Mattress Firm Amphitheatre in Chula Vista, CA.
The postponed Mountain View, CA performance has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 16 and will be the final date of Ozzy's tour. The support act for the new date is TBA.
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Sat Oct 6 show at @ShorelineAmphitheatre in Mountain View, CA has being postponed due to illness. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy®-winning singer and songwriter is being treated for an infection, which required surgery on his hand this morning (Saturday, October 6). OSBOURNE will spend a couple of days at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles where he’ll remain under doctor’s care as they monitor the infection. The show is part of OZZY’s North American “NO MORE TOURS 2,” produced by @LiveNation, and is expected to resume on Tues, October 9 at @MattressFirmAmp in Chula Vista before this leg of the tour wraps with shows at the @HollywoodBowl (October 11) in Los Angeles and Las Vegas (October 13) at the @MGMGrand Garden Arena. @StoneSour will perform on these three shows. The Oct 6 show has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Oct 16 (support act for the new date is TBA). Ticketholders for the October 6 show should hold on to their tickets, as they will be honored at the rescheduled date on October 16. Refunds are also available at point of purchase.
Ozzy's daughter Kelly posted an image of her father to her Instagram, thanking fans for their support: "Thank you all so much for your well wishes dad is doing so much better. Nothing that some rest, antibiotics and of course his favorite ice cream can’t cure ????."
Despite tour name, Ozzy Osbourne says he’s not retiring
Earlier this year, we reported that Osbourne would be embarking on the second part of his 1992 “No More Tours” trek. While the name suggests that he’ll be putting an end to things after the run, Osbourne is insisting that isn’t the case at all.
“What I’m stopping is doing what I’m doing now, going around the world all the time,” Osbourne shared with Philadelphia’s The Inquirer. “I wish people would understand I’m not retiring. Is it my bad English accent? It’s called the ‘No More Tours‘ tour. It doesn’t say ‘No more tours ever.'”
You can catch Ozzy Osbourne, with support from Stone Sour, on the road. Check out the full list of the remaining cities and dates below!
10/09 – Chula Vista, CA @ Mattress Firm Amphitheatre
10/11 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl
10/13 – Las Vegas, NV @ MGM Grand Garden Arena
10/16 – RESCHEDULED Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre (support TBA)