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Lorde postpones Australian tour due to illness

 

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Pop superstar Lorde has postponed her Australian tour, citing ill health as the reason. Tour promoter, Frontier Touring announced the news in a media statement this morning, saying: “It is with much regret that Frontier Touring announce that Lorde has had to postpone her upcoming Australian tour, scheduled to commence in Melbourne this Thursday 24 April.

“Under doctor’s advice, Ella Yelich-O’Connor will return to New Zealand for immediate rest and recuperation in order to regain complete health and continue touring for the rest of the year,” the statement continues.

“It breaks my heart to have to postpone these shows as the band and I absolutely love playing to Australian crowds, and it was not a decision we made lightly. I know I need to focus on getting better in order to perform at my best. We’ll be with you as soon as we can, Aussies.” – Ella Yelich-O’Connor.

“Rescheduled dates are being presently worked on for Lorde’s Australian tour and will be announced as soon as possible. If the new dates are not suitable, rest assured you will be able to secure a refund.

“While we encourage fans to hold on to their tickets the option to secure a refund is now available to you via the official ticketing agency you purchased from. Patrons will be able to secure a refund for the value of their tickets and fees and charges incurred in purchasing the ticket.”

To obtain a refund to the Perth April 29 show, please contact:

Ticketmaster.com.au | 136 100