Singer John Mayer was hospitalized early this morning, and has postponed his scheduled Dec. 5 concert with the Dead & Company.
The band released a statement saying: “Early this morning, Tuesday, December 5th, John Mayer was admitted into the hospital for emergency appendectomy forcing the Dead & Company December 5th concert in New Orleans to be postponed. All tickets for the Dec. 5 show will be honored for the rescheduled date. Information on the rescheduled date will be announced as soon as possible. Should ticketholders choose to seek a refund, they will be available at the point of purchase.”
Billboard reports: “Mayer is on the second leg of his tour with Grateful Dead founding members Bill Kreutzmann and Bob Weir, along with Mickey Hart, who joined the band two years after its formation in 1967. The Dead and Company was on the second leg of their 2017 tour, having performed Saturday (Dec. 2) at Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Friday (Dec. 1) at American Airlines Center in Dallas and Wednesday (Nov. 29) at Philips Arena in Atlanta.”
It is unknown whether Mayer will recover in time to finish the tour, which has a show scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 7, in Orlando and one Friday, Dec. 8, in Fort Lauderdale.