Jimmy Gonzalez Y Grupo Mazz cancelled their scheduled gig in Victoria, Texas on Friday (September 29), after it was announced frontman Gonzalez had fallen ill.
The star was scheduled to perform at Two Step Night Club and Lounge, but had contracted a stomach virus, according to a Facebook post from Salazar Promotions on Friday .
“The Jimmy Gonzales dance has been CANCELLED!!! Jimmy had to be taken to hospital today with a stomach virus and has not recover to perform tonight all money will be refunded at 2 STEP tonight TILL 9:00PM or at majic office on Monday we will be redoing this dance at a later time! We apologize for the inconvenience!!”
More details on Gonzalez’s condition was given during a Facebook Live video by Frank Salazar from Two Step Night Club & Lounge.
“Jimmy Gonzalez cancelled out on us tonight because he got a little sick….The doctor said bed rest, so he’s going to take some bed rest.”
Gonzalez performed in Corpus Christi the night before, and concert-goers had noticed the band didn’t start the performance until late, around 12:40 a.m., including Conjunto legend Linda Escobar, who had attended the concert.
“I’m really sorry that Jimmy G. didn’t play earlier at Club Rio last night,” Escobar posted on her Facebook page. “He was not feeling well. And I hope he goes to the doctor and gets better. I left at 12:30 a.m. but he did get on stage at 12:40, bless his heart! I’m sad I didn’t get to hear him play because I DO love his music, even if it’s not Conjunto.”
Tejano Nation will keep you updated on Jimmy Gonzalez’s condition as more details become available.