Nelson, 83, canceled two performances of "Willie Nelson &
Family: Vegas on my Mind," scheduled for Saturday and Sunday at
Las Vegas' The Venetian hotel, due to illness, his official
Facebook page said.
A publicist for the singer told Reuters that he was suffering
from a "bad, bad cold," and that the upcoming performances in
Las Vegas on Feb. 1, 3 and 4 were still scheduled and Nelson was
expected to attend.
Texas native Nelson is one of the most notable country music
artists, with a six-decade career capped by numerous accolades
including 11 Grammy Awards and the Kennedy Center Honors.
(Reporting by Piya Sinha-Roy; Editing by Sandra Maler)
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