Trace Adkins cancels Presidential performance, cites back injury
Wednesday, June 13, 2007
– Trace Adkins cancelled his performance at the President's Dinner tonight due to a back injury he sustained while working on his farm outside of Nashville, his publicist said Wednesday. Adkins was previously scheduled to perform tonight for President Bush and more than 5,000 members of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives.
Adkins is being treated for an injury to the lumbar spine and his doctor has advised him against any traveling or performing until the injury has healed. Exact details of the accident were not disclosed.
Adkins also canceled his concerts in Cohasset, Mass. June 14 and Hyannis, Mass. June 15. However, he is planning to resume his tour on Saturday, June 16 in Washington, Pa.
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