In a tweet, Nelson blamed the venue’s high elevation (and not his decades’ worth of marijuana smoking). Though he was taken to a local hospital for evaluation, the 84-year-old country singer assured fans he was fine, writing, “I am feeling better now & headed for lower ground.”
This is Willie I am sorry to have to cut the SLC show short tonight The altitude got to me I am feeling better now & headed for lower ground
— Willie Nelson (@WillieNelson) August 14, 2017
Nelson is on tour in support of his latest album, God’s Problem Child, which arrived back in April. The album contains a track called “Still Not Dead”, which seems like an appropriate way to end this article.