Morgan Wallen was forced to abruptly postpone Sunday night’s concert in Oxford, Mississippi at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium as he is “unable to sing.”
On Sunday (April 23), just moments before showtime, the country superstar and East Tennessee native took to his Instagram stories to share the unfortunate news that he lost his voice and is unable to move forward with the show via a statement.
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Read Morgan Wallen’s Full Statement Below
“After last night’s show I started losing my voice so I spent the day resting up, talking to my doctor and working through my vocal exercises trying to get better. I really thought I’d be able to take the stage and it kills me to deliver this so close to showtime, but my voice is shot and I am unable to sing.”
“All tickets will be refunded at point of purchase. I am so sorry, I promise you guys I tried everything I could,” Wallen concluded in his statement to fans.
The cancellation came just minutes before his set, according to fans in attendance.
“Ladies & Gentlemen, Unfortunately Morgan has lost his voice and is unable to perform tonight – therefore tonight’s show has been cancelled. Please make your way safely to the stadium exits. Refunds for tonight’s event will be available at point of purchase.”
HARDY, ERNEST and Nate Smith served as support on the show and were able to perform prior to Wallen’s cancellation.
Morgan Wallen’s next scheduled tour date will take place in Grand Rapids, MI at Van Andel Arena on April 27.
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One Night At A Time World Tour
Wallen is currently in the midst of the U.S. leg of his One Night At A Time World Tour, which kicked off with two sold-out shows at American Family Field in Milwaukee, Wisconsin earlier this month.
The One Night At A Time World Tour marks Wallen’s first-time ever headlining stadiums across the globe for multiple nights.
Marking one of the largest tours of 2023 so far and the biggest tour of Wallen’s career, the lengthy trek will visit 30 stadiums, plus arenas, amphitheaters and festivals to fans across four countries and two continents.
The North American leg of the trek will wrap up on October 7 at Tacoma Dome in Washington.
The tour, which kicked off in March with shows overseas in New Zealand and Australia, will return overseas this fall with stops in Canada before heading to The O2 in London on Dec. 3.
Produced by Live Nation, the trek will feature support from ERNEST and Bailey Zimmerman on all dates. HARDY and Parker McCollum will also appear on select dates.
In an effort to give back to those in need, Wallen will donate $3 of every ticket sold on the U.S. dates to The Morgan Wallen Foundation. Established in 2021, the foundation benefits causes near and dear to the superstar’s heart, including organizations such as Greater Good Music, Children Are People, the Salvation Army, and the National Museum of African American Music.
Additionally, Morgan Wallen will also perform at several festivals this summer such as Gulf Coast Jam, Carolina Country Music Fest, We Fest, Big Valley Jamboree, YQM Country Fest, and more.
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New Album, One Thing At A Time
The tour comes in support of his latest album, One Thing At A Time, which arrived on March 3. One Thing At A Time showcases Wallen’s wide range of musical influences as well as combine his love for country, rock and hip-hop.
The project features 36 tracks, including duets with Eric Church, HARDY and ERNEST. Wallen’s sister Ashlyne also makes an appearance on the project, singing harmonies on the song titled “Outlook.” He also pays tribute to his son, Indigo (Indie) Wilder Wallen, on the project with the tune “Dying Man,” which he often dedicates to Indie during his live concerts.
“This record represents the last few years of my life, the highs and the lows,” Wallen previously shared in a statement. “It also brings together the musical influences that have shaped me as an artist – country, alternative and hip-hop.”
Nominated For Entertainer Of The Year At 2023 ACM Awards
Additionally, Wallen recently earned four nominations at the 2023 ACM Awards, including the coveted Entertainer Of The Year, Male Artist Of The Year, Song Of The Year (“Sand In My Boots”) and Artist-Songwriter Of The Year.
Co-hosted by Dolly Parton and Garth Brooks, the 58th Academy Of Country Music Awards will stream live exclusively on Prime Video from Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas on Thursday, May 11 at 8/7c.
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Morgan Wallen’s Remaining U.S. Tour Dates
27 – Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena
28 – Moline, IL – Vibrant Arena
29 – Lincoln, NE – Pinnacle Bank Arena
4 – Jacksonville, FL – VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
5 – West Palm Beach, FL – iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre
6 – Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
18 – Hershey, PA – Hersheypark Stadium*
19 – East Rutherford, NJ – MetLife Stadium*$
20 – East Rutherford, NJ – MetLife Stadium*$
24 – Austin, TX – Moody Center
26 – Houston, TX – Minute Maid Park*#
1 – Atlanta, GA – Truist Park*$
2 – Atlanta, GA – Truist Park*$
3 – Panama City Beach, FL – Gulf Coast Jam^
8 – Virginia Beach, VA – Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach
9 – Virginia Beach, VA – Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach
10 – Myrtle Beach, SC – Carolina Country Music Fest^
14 – Pittsburgh, PA – PNC Park*&
15 – Pittsburgh, PA – PNC Park*#
17 – Philadelphia, PA – Citizens Bank Park*#
22 – Chicago, IL – Wrigley Field*#
23 – Chicago, IL – Wrigley Field*$
29 – Detroit, MI – Ford Field*#
30 – Detroit, MI – Ford Field*#
6 – St. Louis, MO – Busch Stadium*$
7 – St. Louis, MO – Busch Stadium*$
14 – San Diego, CA – Petco Park*#
15 – San Diego, CA – Petco Park*#
19 – Phoenix, AZ – Chase Field*#
20 – Phoenix, AZ – Chase Field*#
22 – Los Angeles, CA – SoFi Stadium*#
3 – Detroit Lakes, MN – WE Fest^
11 – Columbus, OH – Ohio Stadium*%
12 – Columbus, OH – Ohio Stadium*#
16 – Boston, MA – Fenway Park*#
17 – Boston, MA – Fenway Park*#
18 – Boston, MA – Fenway Park*$
2 – Washington, DC – FedEx Field*$
7 – Tacoma, WA – Tacoma Dome
Morgan Wallen 2023 International Tour Dates
5 – Camrose, AB – Big Valley Jamboree^
24 – Dieppe, NB – YQM Country Fest^
14 – Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage
15 – Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage
16 – Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage
18 – London, ON – Budweiser Gardens
21 – Ottawa, ON – Canadian Tire Centre
22 – Quebec City, QC – Videotron Centre
23 – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
28 – Winnipeg, MB – Canada Life Centre
29 – Saskatoon, SK – SaskTel Centre
30 – Calgary, AB – Scotiabank Saddledome
3 – Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena
4 – Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena
3 – London, UK – The O2~
* Stadium Dates
^ Festival Dates
# HARDY, ERNEST, Bailey Zimmerman
$ Parker McCollum, ERNEST, Bailey Zimmerman
& HARDY, Bailey Zimmerman
% Riley Green, ERNEST
+ HARDY, ERNEST
~ openers TBA