Lenny Kravitz Cancels Asia and Australia Dates

Courtesy of DuJour Magazine

Courtesy of DuJour Magazine

Lenny Kravitz was scheduled to travel to Asia in March, and Australia in April. Due to scheduling conflicts, the rocker canceled dates in Japan, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sydney, and Melbourne. “Unfortunately, due to contractual scheduling conflicts beyond my control I will not be able to come to Australia to perform,” the rocker posted on his Facebook page. Kravitz added, “I have been looking forward to coming to play for my fans and I’m deeply sorry that my concerts had to be canceled.” Kravitz was booked for a performance at Australia’s Bluesfest Byron Bay on April 2nd. 

The Bluesfest festival director, Peter Noble, said they are saddened by the news of Kravitz’s cancellation. He also acknowledged that the rocker’s fans must be disappointed as well. The festival dates are from April 2nd through the 6th, and the promoters will offer refunds to those who purchased tickets on the day of Kravitz’s performance. Noble also stated that the Bluesfest is currently trying to find a replacement for Kravitz. The other artists scheduled to perform at the Bluesfest Byron Bay include The Black Keys, Hozier, Beth Hart, Frank Yamma, Ben Howard, Zac Brown Band, David Gray, Paolo Nutini, and more. 

Lenny Kravitz has released ten studio albums in his music career, some of which include Let Love Rule, Are You Gonna Go My Way, It Is Time for a Love Revolution, and Strut. His latest project, Strut, was dropped last year. It features the singles “The Chamber,” “Sex,” and “New York City.” It reached the Number 19 position on the Billboard 200 Albums chart, and it also charted in Australia, Belgium, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The Grammy-winning rocker has had a great number of hit songs including “Are You Gonna Go My Way,” “Fly Away,” “American Woman,” and “It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over.”

Kravitz has also made guest appearances in several films including Zoolander, Precious, The Hunger Games, and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Kravitz plays the role as Cinna in the Hunger Games’ film series. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has grossed over $800 million dollars worldwide. The box office hit movie also stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, and Woody Harrelson.

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