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Kid Rock Postpones Chicago Show for Strained Vocal Cords

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    This May 5, 2015 file photo shows musician Kid Rock performing during National Concert Day in New York.

    Kid Rock wasn’t able to rock Chicago on Sunday as the show was one of two performances the musician had to postpone due to strained vocal cords.

    In a statement on his website, the Detroit rocker wrote he was “disappointed” but said his “voice is simply gone right now.”

    “Sorry St Louis and Chicago - Grandpa strained his.....VOCAL CHORDS!! [sic]” he wrote.

    He added that pushing himself to get through a performance in Dallas may have been the source of the damage.

    “We made some last minute adjustments, my band stepped up and we got through it, but I am paying the price now,” he wrote. “The steroids are gonna take a few days to really work and the only real cure for a strained voice is rest. I am not one to apologize too often, but this is one time that is beyond deserving of one - So to the people who were planning to attend the shows in St. Louis and Chicago, I am sorry I can not entertain you this weekend to my full potential.”

    Kid Rock was scheduled to perform at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park Sunday night. The show is now scheduled to take place on Sept. 12. 

    It's the second time this month a popular musician has had to cancel a Chicago performance for vocal cord issues. Earlier this month, Meghan Trainor announced that she was forced to reschedule her show at the Aragon Ballroom due to a vocal cord hemorrhage.

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