Solange cancels tour dates to focus on 'mental' and 'physical' health
Solange's health and family come first.
The singer is canceling her upcoming European concert dates to deal with her "mental" and "physical" health, and to "provide some stability" for her family, she announced on her website Thursday.
"I am completely devastated to announce that I will be canceling my international festival dates for the summer," Solange wrote.
Solange will still play a previously scheduled gig on Monday night at an event for vitaminwater and The Fader in Brooklyn, amNewYork confirmed Thursday. This will be Solange’s last show before her break.
"I wish I could put in words how much of a difficult decision this was," Solange wrote regarding the cancellation of her Europe dates.
On Thursday, the mama of 8-year-old Julez did not mention canceling her upcoming U.S. tour dates at the end of the summer, which kick off on Aug. 24 in Los Angeles.
"[B]etween moving parttime to a new city, starting my son in a new school and writing/recording my new record, I really had to make the best decision for my mental/physical health and provide some stability for my family," she said.
Meanwhile, the 27-year-old was spotted out and about earlier this week at the New York premiere of Woody Allen's new movie "Blue Jasmine." She was photographed smiling and walking hand-in-hand with boyfriend Alan Ferguson at the flick's after-party, held at hotspot Harlow.
"I am so so sooooo sorry if I've disappointed," Solange said. "And I really hope to make it out to those special cities soon enough!"
Solange's older sister, Beyoncé, is in the midst of her own Mrs. Carter Show World Tour, which stops at Brooklyn's Barclays Center
from Aug. 3-5.