URIAH HEEP Singer To Undergo Surgery; European Shows Canceled

URIAH HEEP Singer To Undergo Surgery; European Shows Canceled

Progressive rockers URIAH HEEP have been put in the unprecedented situation where they have to forced to cancel their shows in February due to an important medical procedure that vocalist Bernie Shaw needs to get done.

Shaw explains: "I have had a medical issue for some time that has needed urgent attention. But, due to our continuous touring schedule, I have not been able to address this. Unfortunately, it has come to a head and now I need to get this procedure done urgently to prevent the risk of further complications. This means that we are forced to cancel our European run in February which, as any URIAH HEEP fan knows, is totally against our nature. I can only apologize to all our fans on behalf of myself and the band and we will be back to play for you very, very soon."

The band and management fully support Bernie on this and we cannot wait to have him back on stage with them to continue to play to their fans around the world.

Affected dates:

Feb. 11 - Leiden, Netherlands @ Gebr. De Nobel
Feb. 12 - Weert, Netherlands @ Bosuil
Feb. 13 - Lucerne, Switzerland @ Konzerthaus Schüür
Feb. 14 - Bern, Switzerland @ Bierhubeli
Feb. 16 - Milan, Italy @ Live Club
Feb. 17 - Modena, Italy @ Vox Club
Feb. 18 - Florence, Italy @ Viper
Feb. 19 - Merano, Italy @ Bolzano
Feb. 21 - Barcelona, Spain @ Razzmatazz
Feb. 22 - Madrid, Spain @ But
Feb. 23 - Bilboa, Spain @ Santana 27

Refunds for tickets are available from the agents and outlets where originally purchased.

URIAH HEEP's last album of all-new material, "Outsider", came out in 2014.

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