The 'Rocket Man' singer spent two nights in intensive care after becoming "violently ill".
Freda Payne has been added to the line-up for David Gest's (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life six-date tour.
The ‘Band Of Gold’ singer will perform six dates as part of a star-studded line-up, including Bill Medley and Deniece Williams.
Speaking of Payne, David Gest said “I am thrilled to be adding my dear friend Freda Payne, whose classic hits 'Band Of Gold' & 'Bring The Boys Home' have certainly stood the test of time to this incredible line-up.
“Freda is truly a beautiful human being inside and out. I am honoured to have this soul legend join Bill Medley , Sheila Ferguson, Deniece Williams, Billy Paul, Dorothy Moore, Cece Peniston, Barbara Weathers of Atlantic Starr, Gregory Abbott and the fabulous Tymes on this once-in-a-lifetime bill!”
David Gest's (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life tour will be the first time that Bill Medley has ever toured the UK . The host of performers will embark on a six-date UK tour
Tour Details and Dates:
- Newcastle City Hall - Thursday 24 September
- Preston Guild Hall - Friday 25 September
- The Auditorium at Echo Arena, Liverpool - Saturday 26 September
- The York Barbican - Sunday 27 September
- Stockport Plaza Theatre - Monday 28 September
- The Pavilion Theatre, Rhyl - Tuesday 29 September
Watch Freda Payne perform her classic hit, Band Of Gold, below: