Steven Tyler Delays Aerosmith’s Farewell Tour Following Vocal Cord Injury

Published by Cel Manero from Global One Media, Inc.

Aerosmith’s lead vocalist, Steven Tyler, made an announcement on Monday, revealing the postponement of the band’s farewell tour due to a vocal cord injury he suffered.

The 75-year-old Tyler conveyed his message via the band’s official Instagram page, expressing his apologies and revealing that he had received medical advice to rest his voice for a minimum of one month.

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“I’m truly devastated to announce that I’ve received stringent doctor’s instructions not to sing for the next thirty days. I incurred vocal cord damage during Saturday’s performance, which resulted in subsequent bleeding,” Tyler penned. “As a result, we’ll have to reschedule a few dates to ensure that we return to deliver the performance you rightfully deserve.”

The post also provided a list of cities where they were originally scheduled to perform in the next month, along with the newly rescheduled dates:

  • Monday, January 29, 2024 – Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena
  • Wednesday, February 14, 2024 – Chicago, IL – United Center
  • Saturday, February 17, 2024 – Washington, DC – Capital One Arena
  • Wednesday, February 21, 2024 – Toronto, ON – Scotiabank Arena
  • Monday, February 26, 2024 – Raleigh, NC – PNC Arena
  • Thursday, February 29, 2024 – Cleveland, OH – Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse

The statement concluded by assuring that all previously purchased tickets would be valid for the rescheduled dates. For those unable to attend the new dates, refund options will be available. Fans with inquiries regarding refunds were encouraged to contact their point of purchase for further assistance.

The band’s farewell tour, named “Peace Out,” commenced a little over a week ago, with its inaugural performance on September 2 in Philadelphia. Initially, the tour was set to conclude with a final show in Montreal, Quebec, on January 26.

The promotional statement for the tour conveyed, “It’s not goodbye; it’s PEACE OUT! Get ready and walk this way, as you’re in for the most spectacular show of our lives. Each night will be a celebration of Aerosmith’s five decades of groundbreaking hits as they mark 50 years as America’s greatest rock band.”

Aerosmith, founded in 1970 by Steven Tyler, Joe Perry (guitar), and Tom Hamilton (bass), has been gracing stages and embarking on tours for over five decades. The band received the prestigious honor of being inducted into the Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame in 2001, with Kid Rock doing the honors as the presenter.