Huey Lewis and The News just announced they’re canceling all performances for 2018 due to their eponymous singer suffering hearing loss.
In a tweet posted today, Huey Lewis is revealing that he lost most of his hearing a few months ago before a performance in Dallas. The sad message went on the explain that the rocker “can’t hear music well enough to sing.”
According to Lewis, medical professionals at top facilities have been treating him. Doctors think he has Ménière’s disease, which is an inner ear disorder that causes symptoms like vertigo.
“I feel horrible about this, and wish to sincerely apologize to all the fans who’ve already bought tickets and were planning to come see us.,” the “Some Kind of Wonderful” crooner said.
Huey Lewis and The News cancel all 2018 performances. See attached note from Huey. pic.twitter.com/FbWqDlGwnR
— Huey Lewis (@Huey_Lewis_News) April 13, 2018
Lewis ended the message with a hopeful sentiment and said he would like to perform again in the future.