Bad News All Round 15/5/19
It was not a great day for music fans on Monday with the news that not only has Glenn Hughes had to cancel his current UK May tour, but also that one of London's iconic gig venues, The Borderline, is to close down on Saturday 31st August. Hughes' press statement read "Glenn Hughes needs to postpone his upcoming 'Performs Classic Deep Purple Live' due to illness. He sends his regrets that he is unable to perform his UK tour which was due to start at the Holmfirth Picturedrome on Tuesday 14th May through Friday 24th May. He needs to be treated for an illness that while not life threatening, must be dealt with immediately in order for it to not become a serious problem. He is expected to make a full recovery and be back on the road in June." Meanwhile, The Borderline tweeted "It is with a heavy heart that we announce @theborderline will close its doors for the last time this summer. This has been an extremely difficult decision & one we are very sad to make."