READIES TO HIT THE ROAD THIS WEEK
STARTING AUGUST 22 IN MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA
returned home to Nashville this past weekend after being admitted last
week to Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver for a dangerous
bacterial infection as a result of a small cut on his leg. Chris was en
route to a tour date in Montana on Tuesday, August 13th when
he began to go into septic shock and was taken by ambulance to the
Denver, Colorado hospital. The medical team, consisting of Dr. Anthony
Canfield, Dr. Wendy Gill, and Dr. Janet Suarez, responded quickly and
immediately started Young on medications to stop the infection from
spreading. In addition, an emergency surgery was scheduled for shortly
after midnight on August 14th where they removed the infection from Chris’s leg.
full recovery. As expected, his mobility is currently impacted by the
surgery and his doctor has advised he wait a full week post-surgery to
resume touring, and will return to the road starting with Brad Paisley’s
“Beat This Summer Tour Presented By Cracker Barrel Old Country Store”
on Thursday, August 22 in Mountain View, CA. His show in Redding, CA
will be rescheduled to September 8.
Chris. “I received amazing care from Dr. Suarez, Dr. Gill and Dr.
Canfield and all the I.C.U. nurses who literally saved my life,” he
continued. “I’m happy to be home and can’t wait to get back out on the
Chris continues to share progress updates with his fans on Twitter @ChrisYoungMusic. His new single, “Aw Naw” is quickly climbing the country singles charts and is the first single from his forthcoming album, A.M., which will be released Sept. 17 on RCA Records Nashville.