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Kenny Rogers cancels farewell tour due to health related issues

Kenny Rogers has canceled his remaining tour dates due to “health challenges,” representatives for the musician said Thursday. The 79-year-old musician was midway through a farewell tour, with upcoming dates in Nevada, Rhode Island and at the Stagecoach country music festival in Indio, California. “Kenny Rogers has been working through a series of health challenges,” the statement said. “His doctors fully expect the outcome to be great, but they have advised him to cancel all performances through the end of the year to focus on recuperation.”