jimmy barnes Surprised fans by announcing a major tour just weeks after the tour open heart surgery,
The 67-year-old Scottish-Australian rocker shared Video With over 225,000 followers and announced he is set to perform at Byron Bay’s Bluefest on March 31, celebrating 30th his anniversary meat and wood album and will hit the road as part of one hell of a time National tour.
“I can’t wait to get back on stage, get in front of the band and play for all of you,” he said in the clip.
Watch the video above.
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“It’s going to be really cool,” he said.
She also thanked fans for their messages of support during her health struggle when she was hospitalized late last year.
He said, “I want to thank all of you for your support and good wishes when I was ill.”
He added: “The family was sending your messages all the time… and it really lifted my spirits.”
The Hell of a Time Tour will begin in Western Australia in June and conclude at the Sydney Opera House in August.
Jimmy had open heart surgery late last year and was released from the hospital just before Christmas.
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His wife Jane shared the good news of him going home on X, writing: “On the sixth day of Christmas my true love told me… ‘The doctor says I can go home on Friday’”.
“Jimmy will be home for Christmas, it’s the best gift I could ever wish for.”
The Cold Chisel frontman has had to undergo major surgery after a bacterial infection spread to his heart, which he has been battling for two weeks.
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Barnes wrote in a statement announcing the surgery, “Unfortunately I received some bad news yesterday… despite everyone’s best efforts the bacterial infection I have been battling for the past fortnight is clearly no longer in my heart. “has spread to.”
“This has infected a healthy valve that was replaced a few years ago due to a congenital defect, so I’ll be having open-heart surgery in the next few hours to remove this infection and put in a clean valve.”
Barnes, father of extra today Presenter David Campbell described the shock as “extremely disappointing”, but said he was trying to keep perspective because “I know there are a lot of people struggling with much worse things”.
In addition to thanking the hospital staff in the statement, the rocker also paid tribute to his wife, thanking her for her “around-the-clock love and care, especially over the past few weeks.”
“As always, I’d be lost without her,” he said.
in November Barnes told fans via Facebook He needed to cancel planned performances because he was fighting bacterial pneumonia – a condition in which the air sacs in the lungs fill with fluid.
It was a year of health problems for Barnes, who was also forced to undergo emergency back and hip surgery.
Born in Glasgow and moving to Australia as a child, he left his home at the age of 17 to join Cold Chisel – and the rest is history.
He explained, “Everything that happened to me as a child was the ideal breeding ground for a rock’n’roll singer.” Sydney Morning Herald In 2017, when his memoir working class boy Won the Biography Award at the Australian Book Industry Awards.
He added, “It made me stronger. I was in danger, I was needy, I needed people who liked me because it made me feel safe… and it gave me confidence.”
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