Aerosmith Forced To Postpone 30 Days Worth Of Shows

Aerosmith Forced To Postpone 30 Days Worth Of Shows
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Aerosmith recently began their “Peace Out” farewell tour to rave reviews. The band played just a few concerts on the trek but were appealing to both casual concertgoers and die-hard fans with an 18-song setlist that featured plenty of hits but also a handful of deep cuts including “Bright Light Fright,” a track sung by Joe Perry. It’s the first time the band has included the song in the setlist since 1994. 

Unfortunately the band has had to postpone the next month of shows as they announced that singer Steven Tyler suffered vocal cord damage at the band’s show last weekend in Elmont, New York. 

“I’m heartbroken to say I have received strict doctor’s orders not to sing for the next thirty days,” Tyler wrote. “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.”

The band has rescheduled dates for Detroit, Chicago, Washington D.C., Toronto, Raleigh and Cleveland. The tour is set to return to its previously scheduled itinerary on Oct. 11 in Tampa, Florida.

It’s not the first time the band has had to cancel dates in recent memory. The band postponed their Las Vegas residency last summer when Tyler checked into a treatment program to deal with issues relating to his sobriety. 

The band wrote at the time: “As many of you know, our beloved brother Steven has worked on his sobriety for many years. After foot surgery to prepare for the stage and the necessity of pain management during the process, he has recently relapsed and voluntarily entered a treatment program to concentrate on his health and recovery.”

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