Aerosmith is postponing a half-dozen dates on its farewell tour because frontman Steven Tyler injured his vocal cords during the performance, Tyler announced Monday.
“I am sorry to say that I have received strict orders from my doctor not to sing for the next thirty days,” Tyler, 75, said. Posted on Instagram. “During the performance on Saturday, I sustained damage to my vocal cord, which later caused bleeding. We will have to postpone a few appointments so we can come back and give you the performance you deserve.”
The band, known for “Dream On,” “Walk This Way” and “Sweet Emotion,” kicked off its “Peace Out” farewell tour on September 2 with a tour time in Philadelphia. Last Saturday’s demonstration was held on New York’s Long Island.
The 40-day schedule also included a stop in the band’s hometown of Boston on New Year’s Eve and a final show originally scheduled for January 26 in Montreal.
The new dates are January 29 in Detroit; February 14 in Chicago; February 17 in Washington DC, February 21 in Toronto; On February 26 in Raleigh, North Carolina, and on February 29 in Cleveland, Instagram announced.