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George Jones Returns To Hospital, Postpones More Shows

5/22/2012

George Jones is back in the hospital. A rep for the 80-year-old Country Music Hall of Famer says the singer continues to battle an upper respiratory infection that had him hospitalized for several days back in March. While he's been recovering at home, the infection hasn't gone away. As a result Jones returned to a medical facility in the Nashville area to undergo further testing and evaluation.

Jones is also postponing more concerts. While the singer was originally planning to make his return to the stage with a performance with Loretta Lynn on Friday, he's now cancelling all dates through June. Make-goods will be scheduled when possible. As it now stands, George is hoping to resume performing with an appearance at the Grassroots Festival in Trumansburg, New York on July 19th.

Postponed George Jones Concerts

May 25 - Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, at the Loretta Lynn Ranch
May 26 - Hiawassee, Georgia, at the Anderson Music Hall
June 2 - Huntington, West Virginia, at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena
June 3 - Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at the American Music Theater
June 15 - Fountain Hills, Arizona, at Fort McDowell Casino
June 16 - Primm, Nevada, at Buffalo Bills Casino
June 23 - Peoria, Illinois, at the Peoria Civic Center

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