David Crosby Undergoes Heart Surgery, Postpones Sold-Out California Shows

7:28 PM PST 02/18/2014 by the Associated Press
Paul Familetti

The 72-year-old singer had a cardiac catheterization last week to fix a blocked coronary artery, reveals his rep, causing him to postpone concerts in West Hollywood and San Francisco.

This story first appeared on Billboard.com.

Singer and songwriter David Crosby has postponed two upcoming sold-out California shows following heart surgery last week, his rep has confirmed.

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The 72-year-old founding member of The Byrds; Crosby, Stills and Nash; and CPR underwent a cardiac catheterization to fix a blocked coronary artery, publicist Michael Jensen told the City News Service. 

He's expected to make a full recovery, but concerts planned for February in San Francisco and West Hollywood will be moved to April.

Crosby was scheduled to perform at the Troubadour on Feb. 23; that show has been rescheduled for April 13 and all tickets will be honored. He says he'll be ready to perform with Crosby, Stills and Nash on a tour that kicks off in Richmond, Va., on March 4. 

The "Wooden Ships" singer underwent a liver transplant in 1994. In a statement, the performer says he is "once again a very lucky man."

 

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