I was really looking forward to catching Joe Perry hit the stage in NYC for a tour that was recently discussed HERE but after he fell ill during an appearance at one of the Billy Joel shows about a week ago, all were wondering what the outcome would be. We just received this transmission from his publicity team and sadly the gigs are all cancelled. Read on.
The Press Release:
JOE PERRY–legendary guitarist, co-founding member, principal songwriter and co-producer of Aerosmith–has cancelled his fall headlining shows as he continues to take some time off following his recent hospital visit. While doctors have released PERRY from care, with the dates set to begin November 30 and going through December 16, the Aerosmith guitarist will now take the rest of the year off. PERRY again would like to apologize to the fans who were planning on coming to the shows and looks forward to seeing them again in 2019. Refunds are available at point of purchase.
The Cancelled Tour Dates:
11/30: Sioux City, IA @ Anthem at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
12/1: West Dundee, IL @ RocHaus
12/2: Detroit, MI @ Crowfoot Ballroom
12/4: New York, NY @ PlayStation Theater
12/5: Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
12/7: Cherokee, NC @ Harrah’s Cherokee Casino
12/11: San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall
12/13 Pasadena, CA @ The Rose
12/15 Beverly Hills, CA @ Saban Theatre
12/16 Agoura Hills, CA @ The Canyon
About JOE PERRY: Throughout his career, the electrifying lead guitarist of Aerosmith–America’s Greatest Rock & Roll Band–JOE PERRY has achieved permanent iconic stature in the pantheon of rock. He has helped to drive his band, over the course of four decades, to sales of more than 150 million albums, critical acclaim, four Grammy Awards (one of which includes the guitar-based instrumental “Boogie Man”) and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. JOE PERRY’s work with Aerosmith has resulted in an unending array of accolades and honors. Beyond their Grammy Awards and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, other key milestones over the nearly 50 year history include: 12 MTV Video Awards; two People’s Choice Awards; six Billboard Music Awards; eight American Music Awards; 23 Boston Music Awards; and an Academy Award nomination for Best Song, “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” (from the soundtrack to Armageddon).
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PiercingMetal Thoughts: All I have to add to this is that I hope Joe feels as best as is humanly possible and that all of his fans can get to see him rocking soon. Get well Joe…..
Official Website: http://www.joeperry.com