The legendary rock band the Who has canceled all dates on its 50th anniversary tour of North America and postponed the tour indefinitely. Variety reports that the move comes as lead singer Roger Daltrey battles viral meningitis.
The group canceled the tour’s first four shows earlier this month before announcing today that the entire “The Who Hits 50!” tour is now on hold.
The band reportedly will reschedule the tour for next spring.
In a statement today, Daltrey, 71, said: “We are very sorry to disappoint our fans in this way. For the last four weeks, I have been in and out of the hospital and have been diagnosed with viral meningitis. I am now on the mend and feeling a lot better, but I am going to need a considerable time to recover. The doctors tell me I will make a complete recovery, but that I should not do any touring this year.”