Aerosmith cancels rest of tour dates due to Steven Tyler’s vocal cord injury


Aerosmith has announced that the remainder of the North American leg of their Peace Out: The Farewell Tour has been canceled until 2024, due to frontman Steven Tyler’s ongoing recovery from vocal cord trauma. The 40-date “Peace Out” tour kicked off in Philadelphia on Sept. 3rd, and had the band scheduled to perform through early 2024, wrapping up in Montreal in January. Tyler’s injury initially occurred on the third show in New York on Sept. 10, with the band posting he had “sustained vocal cord damage” at the time, which “led to subsequent bleeding.” After the first postponement, the tour was set to resume on Oct. 11.

In a statement posted on social media, the band said: “To our fans: Unfortunately, Steven’s vocal injury is more serious than initially thought. His doctor has confirmed that in addition to the damage to his vocal cords, he fractured his larynx which requires ongoing care. He is receiving the best medical treatment available to ensure his recovery is swift, but given the nature of a fracture, he is being told patience is essential. As a result, all the currently scheduled PEACE OUT shows must be postponed to sometime in 2024, with new dates to be announced as soon as we know more.”  

The 75-year-old Tyler wrote: “I am heartbroken to not be out there with Aerosmith, my brothers and the incredible Black Crowes, rocking with the best fans in the world. I promise we will be back as soon as we can! – Love, Steven”

Previously bought tickets will still be valid for rescheduled dates; fans who are unable to attend the rescheduled tour dates will be eligible for refunds.

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