What You Need To Know About Elton John

Elton John cancels sold-out Florida concert over ear infection

Original report: Thousands of disappointed Florida fans did not get to see Elton John perform at the Amway Center on Tuesday night. 

>> Read more trending news 

The singer had to cancel his Orlando performance due to an ear infection, according to fans on Twitter. 

The star was scheduled to perform as part of his Elton John Farewell Tour at 8 p.m. An announcement was made nearly 30 minutes later that he would not be able to perform.

Fans were asked to leave the venue.

"The rescheduled Orlando date will be announced in the near future," the venue said in a statement. "Please save your concert tickets and receipts/passes for any Amway Center parking lots, as they will be honored for the new performance."

Venue officials responded to unhappy concertgoers on Twitter, saying that John was in the building and that they made the announcement as soon as they learned he would not be able to perform.

>> Trending: Stephen Hillenburg, creator of 'SpongeBob SquarePants,' dead at 57

Tampa's Amalie Arena tweeted Tuesday evening that John's show scheduled for Wednesday has also been canceled and will be rescheduled. Those who bought tickets for the Tampa show may use the tickets to attend the  rescheduled concert or they may request a refund if they are unable to attend it.


Thank you for reading the Dayton Daily News and for supporting local journalism. Subscribers: log in for access to your daily ePaper and premium newsletters.

Thank you for supporting in-depth local journalism with your subscription to the Dayton Daily News. Get more news when you want it with email newsletters just for subscribers. Sign up here.