Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Fantasia Explains Why She Plans to Take Extended Break from Touring


*Fantasia has broken the hearts of millions of fans by announcing that her Sketchbook Tour will be her last tour, as her electrifying live performances have taken a toll on her overall health.

While responding to questions on Instagram Live, the “American Idol” winner explained that it has been quite draining to #turnup for fans on stage on a consistent basis, MadameNoire reports.

“It’s been 16 years for me and the way that I perform and as much as I give and I cant help it, takes a lot out of me,” she said.

“I’d rather prepare shows where there are spot shows and do it that way.”

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Fortunately for Fanny’s fans, she will continue to release soulful albums. 

“I’ve been blessed to perform all over the world and have never been as excited & hungry to hit the stage as I am for this tour,” Fantasia said in a statement when she announced the Sketchbook Tour. “The stage is my sacred place and where I feel most connected with people through my music. This tour is sure to be one that’s full of great surprises, incredible energy, and an absolutely great time for everyone who is able to come party with Rock Soul in the city nearest you.”

The Sketchbook Tour kicked off on October 17th and there’s still time for you to catch the songbird live. Check out the remaining dates for the tour below:

NC, Savannah, GA and will wrap up in Los Angeles, CA on December 6th.
November – 17 – Shreveport, LA – Municipal Auditorium
November – 21 – Augusta, GA @ James Brown Arena
November – 22 – Hollywood, FL @ Seminole Hard Rock Casino
November – 23 – Tampa, FL @ Juengling Center
November – 24 – Columbus, GA @ Civic Center
November – 27 – Houston, TX @ Smart Financial Center
November – 29 – Charlotte, NC @ Bojangles Coliseum
November – 30 – Savannah, GA @ Civic Center
December 1 – Raleigh, NC @ PNC
December 5 – Oakland, CA @ Paramount Theatre
December 6 – Los Angeles, CA @ Microsoft Theatre

Ny MaGee
Ny MaGee is an entertainment reporter with over 15 years of experience working in the film industry in areas including production and post-production, marketing, distribution, and acquisitions. She has worked for legendary film producer Roger Corman, Quentin Tarantino's production team at Miramax, the late Larry Flynt, MTV/ VH1, Hallmark Channel, Paramount, Jim Henson Co., Parade Magazine, and various LA-based companies representing above-the-line talent.




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