BB King has canceled the remaining eight performances of his current US tour after being diagnosed with dehydration and exhaustion.
According to his website, BB King, 89, was taken ill during a performance in Chicago on October 3.
The tour was to have included two shows at BB King’s own blues club in New York.
The veteran bluesman has diabetes and was briefly in hospital in 2007.
Earlier this year, BB King issued a public apology to fans after a performance in St Louis that led to audience catcalls and walkouts.
BB King’s publicists called it “a bad night for one of America’s living blues legends” that had fallen short of King’s “usual standard of excellence”.
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