Kelly Lee Owens cancels her 2021 European tour, citing COVID, Brexit and anxiety

Kelly Lee Owens has cancelled her forthcoming European tour dates.

The Welsh producer had been set to embark on a European tour in November ahead of a run of UK dates, which are “still going ahead as planned” later this year.

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Sharing a statement on Twitter this morning (June 14), Owens explained that she was cancelling her European tour “for several reasons”, adding: “Let me be candid as to why. The main reason is of course the ongoing [coronavirus] pandemic. That plus the anxiety of dealing with individual countries in a post-Brexit touring world and the extra fees etc that come with that.


“Both of these things combined have thrown up a huge amount of anxiety for me. I don’t cancel things lightly, but I have to look after myself.”

Owens added: “This past year has been disappointing for me, as it means everything to play to you guys, and to never have played [2020 album] ‘Inner Song’ even once yet is super painful.

“I’ll be playing headline shows in Europe and Scandinavia when it’s more feasible and secure for me personally.”

Owens announced a US tour last week which is set to kick off in September.

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