Chris Stapleton accepts an award onstage during the 2021 CMT Artist of the Year on October 13, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for CMT/Viacom)

Chris Stapleton Postpones Nashville, Cincinnati Shows to Continue Vocal Rest

Chris Stapleton  has postponed concerts in Nashville, Tenn. and Cincinnati, Ohio to continue recovering from laryngitis.  The country star has rescheduled his forthcoming Nashville dates originally scheduled for Oct. 22 and Oct. 23. The dates at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena have been rescheduled to Dec. 10 and Dec. 11.

Stapleton's concert at Riverbend in Cincinnati will also be rescheduled. The date for the rescheduled concert has not yet been announced. Tickets will be honored at the rescheduled dates. Those no longer able to attend may contact the point of purchase.

Stapleton made the announcement on social media.

"I want to thank you all for your well wishes and kind words you have shared over the last few days. I had hoped to have some good news to share with you all after this quiet time, but unfortunately the progress I've made is not enough. On doctor's orders, I will need to continue my vocal rest through the weekend in order to fully heal. I am sorry that so many of you have been inconvenienced and I'm truly thankful for you patience and understading," Stapleton wrote. "Nothing is more personal to me than the experience of music. I'm eternally grateful for the privilege of sharing in that journey with all of you night after night. Thank you for your continued support and I hope to see you all very soon."


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The singer, who recently postponed a concert in Sioux Falls due to laryngitis, was recently honored at the 2021 CMT Artists of the Year event.

Stapleton is among the nominees for the Entertainer of the Year award at this year's CMA Awards.

Chris Stapleton Tour Dates

Dec. 10 — Nashville, Tenn. — Bridgestone Arena
Dec. 11 — Nashville, Tenn. — Bridgestone Arena
TBA — Cincinnati, Ohio — Riverbend Music Center