The 80s band was forced to cancel their upcoming tour dates after their frontman was diagnosed with a throat polyp.
Fans were left disappointed after hearing the news that the recently reunited Culture Club have been forced to cancel all their upcoming tour dates across the U.S and U.K only days before they were scheduled to hit the road.
Culture Club were forced to cancel all the date son their upcoming tour
The frontman of the 80's group, Boy George, has developed a polyp on his throat, and a doctor has ordered the 53 year-old star not to sing as he may need to undergo an operation.
"It is with great regret that the members of Culture Club have announced the cancellation of their tours in North America and the UK scheduled for November and December 2014," the band announced by press release Thursday (Nov. 13), via Billboard.
This unexpected news will be especially distressing for fans from Rancho Mirage, CA. as Culture Club's first show was supposed to take place at the Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa on November 15th.
The statement also said the band are "devastated" over the cancelations, and tickets will be fully refunded at the point of purchase. "We are hoping we can reschedule the concerts for next year, and hopefully George's problem will be resolved," Culture Club added.
Since breaking up in 1986, the band have only released one album, 1999's 'Don't Mind If I Do,' and their upcoming album is expected to arrive 2015. The reformed line-up consists of frontman Boy George, bassist Mikey Craig, guitarist/keyboardist Roy Hay, and drummer Jon Moss.
All the cancelled shows are listed below:
Nov. 15: Rancho Mirage, CA (Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa)
Nov. 17: Oakland, CA (Fox Theater)
Nov. 19: Los Angeles, CA (Shrine Auditorium)
Nov. 22: Las Vegas, NV (The Pearl)
Nov. 25: New York, NY (Beacon Theatre)
Nov. 28: Atlantic City, NJ (Etess Arena)