Gregg Allman cancels tour due to respiratory illness

Gregg Allman, the southern rock legend and frontman for The Allman Brothers Band, has canceled a series of summer concerts due to a lingering upper respiratory condition, his representative said on Monday. On doctor’s orders, the 63-year-old veteran bluesman and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, was forced to cancel tour dates from August 26 – September 15. Some of the dates will be rescheduled for later in the year.