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  • Information on Spring 2012 Tour Cancellation

    Seven-time Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and musician John Mayer has canceled his recently announced U.S. tour and will take an indefinite hiatus from live performing due to the return of the granuloma in his throat.  Mayer was treated for the same condition and placed on extensive vocal rest in 2011.  The 18-city tour was to be his first in the United States in two years. Ticket purchasers should refer to their point of purchase for refund details.

    His new album Born and Raised will be released as planned by Columbia Records on May 22, 2012.  The album’s first single—“Shadow Days”—debuted March 5 and is available on iTunes.

    “Nothing feels worse than having to break the stage down before the performance, and I mean nothing.  I love this band you were going to hear, I love the guys and girls I work with, and the only thing that stops me from devolving into a puddle of tears is knowing that it’s a long life, and the greatest gift in the world is being able to create music no matter what the circumstances,” wrote Mayer to fans via his tumblr blog earlier today.

    Canceled concert appearances include:

    Thursday, March 15: Oklahoma City; Global Events Center at Winstar World Resort
    Friday, March 16: Oklahoma City; Global Events Center at Winstar World Resort
    Monday, April 9: Bloomington, IN; the IU Auditorium
    Tuesday, April 10: East Lansing, MI; the Wharton Center for the Performing Arts
    Thursday, April 12: Grand Rapids, MI; DeVos Performance Hall
    Friday, April 13: West Lafayette, IN (Purdue University); Elliot Hall of Music
    Saturday, April 14: Detroit, MI; Fox Theatre
    Tuesday, April 17: Orono, ME (University of ME); Collins Center for the Arts
    Wednesday, April 18: Providence, RI; PPAC Providence Performing Arts Center
    Thursday, April 19: West Point, NY; Eisenhower Hall Theatre
    Saturday, April 21: Buffalo, NY; Shea’s Performing Arts Center
    Sunday, April 22: Wallingford, CT; The Oakdale Theatre
    Tuesday, April 24: Richmond, VA; Landmark Theater
    Thursday, April 26: Tuscaloosa, AL; Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
    Sunday, April 29: New Orleans, LA; Jazz & Heritage Fest
    Monday, April 30: Memphis, TN; The Orpheum Theatre
    Wednesday, May 2: Kansas City, MO; Starlight Theatre
    Friday, May 4: Albuquerque, NM; Sandia
    Saturday, May 5: Las Vegas, NV; The Joint
    Sunday, May 6: Phoenix, AZ; Comerica Theatre

    Mayer was also set to headline Stubb’s Bar-B-Q in Austin, Texas, on Saturday, March 17 as part of the South by Southwest music conference..  That concert has been canceled as well.