“I want to thank everyone who has shown me so much support and encouragement so far on my journey of sobriety,” Kelley wrote. “Y’alls kind words have meant the world to me and really lifted me up over the past few weeks. I can’t wait to get back on the road with Lady A next year.”
Kelley admitted that he is thankful to be able to get to spend time focusing on his family and health.
“Getting on that stage and being able to see, hear and feel everything through a clearer lens is going to be a gift that I won’t take for granted. I’m grateful for this time to focus on my family and my health,” Kelley continued.
Getting on that stage and being able to see, hear and feel everything through a clearer lens is going to be a gift that I won’t take for granted.
I’m grateful for this time to focus on my family and my health.
— Charles Kelley (@charleskelleyla) August 12, 2022
Kelley’s social media post comes just over a week after the award-winning country trio revealed that they would no longer be hitting the road on their Request Line Tour in an effort to support Kelley’s “journey to sobriety.”
“We have decided to postpone our Request Line Tour until next year,” the group said in a statement collectively at the time. ”Being on the road with our fans is our greatest joy, so it was a hard but important decision to make.”
The “Summer State Of Mind” singers said that they would be taking this time to focus on their families as Kelley works to become sober.
“We are a band, but more importantly…we’re family,” Lady A shared. ”We’re proud to say that Charles has embarked on a journey to sobriety. So, right now in order to be the healthiest, strongest and most creative band we can be, Lady A will take the time with the support of our families and team of professionals to walk through this together.”
Lady A went on to thank fans for their kindness and understanding.
”It’s early on this road, but we are determined to do what will best set us up for many more years together. We’re grateful for your patience,” the three-time CMA Vocal Group Of The Year winners added.
Fans who purchased tickets can reach out to their point of purchase for new ticket information as well as refunds if they can no longer make it.
“We’re looking forward to making 2023 our best year yet!” Lady A concluded.
The 21-date Request Line Tour, which was slated to kick off with back-to-back nights at Nashville’s The Ryman on Aug. 13, also featured support from Dave Barnes.
Lady A is a five-time GRAMMY-winning trio. Formed in 2006, the group is best known for hits such as “Need You Now,” “American Honey,” “Bartender,” “I Run To You,” and more.
To date, Lady A has earned 11 No.1 singles, sold 18 million albums, 34 million tracks, and raked in five billion digital streams.