In light of Steven Tyler‘s damaged his vocal cords, Aerosmith has postponed six concerts on their farewell tour.
Taking to social media on Monday (9.11,) the iconic rockers confirmed that the band’s frontman damaged his vocal cords in New York on Saturday (9.09) during the third show on their Peace Out tour. As a result, they needed to postpone the next six dates.
“I’m heartbroken to say I have received strict doctor’s orders not to sing for the next thirty days,” Tyler stated. “I sustained vocal cord damage during Saturday’s show that led to subsequent bleeding. We’ll need to postpone a few dates so that we can come back and give you the performance you deserve.”
Due to the current cancellation, the group’s September shows in Detroit, Chicago, Washington D.C., Raleigh, Cleveland and Toronto have now been rescheduled for January and February 2024.
“All previously purchased tickets will be honored for the rescheduled dates. Refunds will be available for those unable to attend. Fans with questions regarding refunds are asked to reach out to their point of purchase,” the statement concludes.
On September 2, the Peace Out farewell tour kicked off in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with the band performing two more shows prior the postponement. The trek that was originally scheduled to end in Montreal on January 26 will now conclude in Cleveland, Ohio on February 29. And hey are next scheduled to perform in Tampa, Florida on October 1.
Prior to their current cancellation, Aerosmith cancelled part of their 2022 Las Vegas residency last year after Tyler, 75, checked himself into rehab.