Country star Hal Ketchum stops touring to fight Alzheimer’s disease


AUSTIN, TX – NOVEMBER 12: Hal Ketchum helps Mojo Nixon Celebrate His 10 Year Anniversary On SiriusXM with A special live show at the SiriusXM Studios on November 12, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Gary Miller/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

Country star Hal Ketchum has canceled all future tour dates as he battles Alzheimer’s Disease. 

In a Facebook post, Ketchum’s wife Andrea said he’s fought it for some time, but performing is no longer possible.

He is spending time with family and is otherwise happy and healthy. 

Ketchum has been touring and playing shows for the last year. 

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