Elton John Has E-Coli and Flu, Cancels Face 2 Face Concerts

elton john and billy joel face 2 face tour

Elton John has been forced to cancel several shows in the UK and has postponed three upcoming concerts in Seattle and Portland.  The singer has been ill with an e-coli bacterial infection and influenza, according to his official website.  He is currently hospitalized in London.  His rep indicates the singer hopes to be performing again later in November.

The 62-year-old musician is performing with Billy Joel on their combined Face 2 Face arena tour.  The canceled shows, originally slated for Wednesday, November 4, Saturday, November 7, and Tuesday, November 10,  will likely be rescheduled for December.

View video footage below of the pair performing Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.