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

 Paul Familetti

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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