UPDATE: Bob Seger has been forced to postpone all 19 dates of his current 2017 Runaway Train tour for an undisclosed amount of time due to an “urgent medical issue concerning his vertebrae.”
While revealing the news on his official website, Seger said, “I’m so disappointed to have to suspend the tour as the band is on a great roll. It’s a privilege to play for our amazing fans. Hoping to be back out on the road very soon.”
No further details on Seger’s medical issue are known at this time. However, when he first announced the postponement of this past Saturday’s scheduled show in Columbus, Ohio, it was reported that the singer had “a pinched vertebrae in his neck and is not able to perform tonight’s show.”
Don’t fret Iowa — Bob Seger still has those “night moves.”
Seger, who will perform at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines on Tuesday, Oct. 10, performed the final concert at The Palace in Auburn Hills Saturday night, proving that his upcoming new album and coinciding tour are far from money-grabbing nostalgia offerings (see link below for concert review).
Seger is a multi-talented artist, songwriter, producer, and bandleader whose indelible body of work has affirmed his place in the fabric of American song. Inducted to both the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Seger’s reputation as an artist and songwriter has only grown. His work represents the honest best of what rock & roll can be — passionate, unpretentious, uplifting and true to itself and its audience.
That’s one of the reasons why Seger’s songs have lasted so well and continue to be so well-loved. Seger has sold over 53 million albums and has earned 13 platinum and 7 multi-platinum RIAA Certified sales awards, including such landmark albums as Beautiful Loser, Live Bullet, Night Moves, Stranger in Town, Against the Wind and Nine Tonight.
Heart’s Nancy Wilson will open the Des Moines show.
See www.iowaeventscenter.com for ticket information.