FORMER Deep Purple bassist and singer Glenn Hughes has had to cancel his upcoming show in Salisbury due to illness.

He had been due to bring his tour Glenn Hughes Performs Classic Depp Purple Live to City Hall on May 21 and ticket holders have been asked to wait for more information. 

Those who have bought tickets have been asked to "wait for further information".

A statement issued by his representatives said: "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 May 14th through May 24th.

"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.

"Ticket purchasers are kindly asked to wait for further information and will be updated as soon as possible."

Hughes, the current front man for Black Country Communion, was scheduled to kick off the second leg of his Glenn Hughes Performs Classic Deep Purple UK Tour at the Holmfirth Picturedrome tomorrow with special Laurence Jones.