June 5, 2023

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Shawn Mendes cancels tour dates to prioritize mental health

The tension of a world tour has gotten to Canadian singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes, who announced he is having a break to emphasis on his psychological overall health. Wonder: The Earth Tour, which had just gotten underway past 7 days, is on hold for the next a few months — influencing 12 concert dates in all.

“I’ve been touring due to the fact I was 15 and to be truthful it’s always been complicated to be on the highway away from mates and household,” he posted on Instagram on Friday evening. “After a number of decades off the street, I felt like I was completely ready to dive back in, but that final decision was untimely and sad to say the toll of the road and the force has caught up to me and [I’ve] strike a breaking position.”

Mendes claimed in the article that he has talked over the circumstance with his staff as properly as wellbeing professionals and he’s made a decision to prioritize self treatment.

“I have to have to acquire some time to heal and take care of myself and my psychological health, initial and foremost,” he explained.

The touring, rock star lifestyle — the open road, adoring supporters and late night time after-get-togethers — has prolonged been glamorized. But an raising variety of touring musicians are publicly addressing the incredibly serious stresses involved and canceling appearances to emphasis on their health and fitness.

Carlos Santana, who is on tour with Earth, Wind & Fireplace, handed out on stage recently at the Pine Knob Music Theatre in Clarkston, Mich., and was taken to an ER. A consultant told Folks magazine his collapse was because of to heat exhaustion and dehydration and that he has due to the fact recovered. The 74-calendar year-old guitarist canceled six forthcoming displays in purchase to relaxation and recuperate.

Mendes — who suffered own tension as properly late very last yr following he and singer-songwriter Camila Cabello broke up — will resume the North American leg of his Speculate tour on July 31 in Toronto.