Ed Sheeran cancels tour dates after fracturing arm

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 18 October 2017
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Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran has cancelled some of his upcoming shows in Asia after a doctor confirmed he has fractures in both arms - one on his right wrist and a second on his left elbow

Ed Sheeran has cancelled some of his upcoming shows in Asia after a doctor confirmed he has fractured both arms.

The 'Castle On The Hill' hitmaker has announced he will be unable to perform in Taipei, Osaka, Seoul, Tokyo and Hong Kong after he fractured his right wrist and left elbow in a bike accident in London.

He shared on his Facebook page: "A visit to my doctors confirmed fractures in my right wrist and left elbow that will leave me unable to perform live concerts for the immediate future.

"Sadly, this means that the following shows will not be able to go ahead as planned: Taipei, Osaka, Seoul, Tokyo and Hong Kong. I'm waiting to see how the healing progresses before we have to decide on shows beyond that. Please stay tuned for more details. PS - Ed isn't typing this as he has both arms casted/bandaged."

The 26-year-old singer had previously revealed he was "waiting on some medical advice" before making a final decision about his upcoming shows.

He shared: "I've had a bit of a bicycle accident and I'm currently waiting on some medical advice, which may affect some of my upcoming shows. Please stay tuned for further news. Ed x (sic)"

Ed was due to play Taipei Nangang Exhibition Hall on October 22 before performing at the Osaka-Jo Hall, Seoul's Olympic Park - The 88 Garden, two dates at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo and a further two dates at Hong Kong's AsiaWorld-Expo Hall 10 up until November 5.

Those dates are the only ones currently affected but Ed is also scheduled to play in the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, India and the United Arab Emirates throughout November. It is not known if these will be cancelled or not yet.

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