Kiefer Sutherland cancels European music tour after seriously injuring ribs
Kiefer Sutherland cancels European music tour after seriously injuring ribs

Kiefer Sutherland has cancelled the remainder of his European music tour after suffering serious injuries to his ribs.

The 52-year-old actor and singer slipped on the steps of his tour bus and is finding it “difficult to breathe and impossible to sing.”

In a post to his Instagram followers on Friday, Sutherland vowed to return to Scandinavia to fulfill the gigs that have been pulled while he recovers from his injuries.

He wrote on the social media site: “[I] seriously injured a rib, making it difficult to breathe and impossible to sing.

“Regretfully, I will not be able to perform the last 3 shows of our tour, but have every intension [sic] of making up these shows in September / October when we return.”

He continued with an apology to those that had snapped up the tickets to see him perform.

Sutherland added: “I am so sorry for any inconvenience that I have caused to the fans who bought tickets.

“I will do everything I can to make it up to you. Thank you for your understanding. Sincerely, Kiefer.”

Kiefer Sutherland performing at Glastonbury Festival in 2017
(Image: Rex Features)

Read More
Showbiz editor’s picks

Sutherland revealed that the new dates for the remainder of his European tour, with shows in Denmark and Gothenburg, Sweden would be “announced shortly” and he reiterated his “sincere apologies.”

Sutherland is best known as an actor, starring in cult vampire horror movie The Lost Boys before having a global success with action drama series 24.

Kiefer Sutherland, Brooke McCarter, Alex Winter, and Billy Wirth in The Lost Boys
(Image: Warner Bros)

Sutherland as President Kirkman in Designated Survivor
(Image: American Broadcasting Companies, Inc.)
Read More

He has recently had another TV hit, playing the President of the United States in Designated Survivor.

Sutherland released his latest album, Reckless & Me, in April before embarking on a tour of America.

The actor turned singer has vowed to fulfill his dates in September and October, which include dates in Southampton, Cardiff and Glasgow.

Do you have a story to sell? Get in touch with us at [email protected] or call us direct 0207 29 33033.