Thousands of people were waiting in the Amway Center on Tuesday night when an announcement was made that the Elton John play would be interrupted due to the musical legends suffering from an ear infection.
Amway Center published the following tweet Tuesday:
“We’re sorry to announce that due to an ear infection, Elton John can not perform tonight. The relocated Orlando date will be announced in the near future so please keep your tickets . “
Amway representatives later confirmed that the concert will definitely be scheduled later.
Elton John’s official Twitter page released the following statement:
“We are heartfelt sorry for everyone due to attend the Orlando last night and Tampa tonight.
Elton has been on a course of antibiotics for to fight an ear infection and it was expected that these would clear the infection in time to play the Orlando show. Elton had traveled but after further consultation with a doctor before taking the scene, the decision must be taken on their advice as unfortunately he still was not enough good to perform.
Elton and his band play 1
00% live and with impaired hearing and ear pain he would not have been able to deliver the performance his fans deserve. He will take a few days rest for the infection to be cleaned up and both will be rescheduled as soon as possible. ”