Willie Nelson Back To Performing After Canceling Shows Due To Illness

Ford Springer | Entertainment Reporter

Country music star Willie Nelson is heading back to the stage after canceling several performances because of a cold.

(Photo credit: REUTERS/Harrison McClary/Files)

(Photo credit: REUTERS/Harrison McClary/Files)

Nelson’s publicist Elaine Schock said the “On The Road Again” singer will return to the stage Thursday night at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, Page Six reports.

83-year-old Nelson was forced to postpone three shows in California, one in New Mexico and another in Arizona last week after falling ill with a bad cold. At the time, Schock said that he hoped to be back in performing shape by the San Antonio show and it seems his recovery is right on schedule.

NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 16: Willie Nelson performs at The Life & Songs of Kris Kristofferson produced by Blackbird Presents at Bridgestone Arena on March 16, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Essential Broadcast Media)

(Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Essential Broadcast Media)

Nelson seems to have no plans of slowing down as he approaches his mid-eighties.

The country icon won a Grammy last Sunday for best traditional pop vocal album for “Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin.” He also recently announced that he plans to┬árelease a new album this spring called “God’s Problem Child.”

It’s good to see that Willie is back in good health and on the road once again.

Ford Springer

Entertainment Reporter

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