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John Mayer hospitalized for emergency appendectomy

on December 05, 2017, 12:22pm

Photo by Philip Cosores

John Mayer has been hospitalized and will undergo an emergency appendectomy, according to a statement from Dead and Company.

Dead and Company, the Grateful Dead offshoot which finds Mayer performing alongside founding members┬áBob Weir, Mickey Hart, and Bill Kreutzmann, have postponed tonight’s concert in New Orleans. The band has two further shows scheduled in Florida for later this week. Additionally, Mayer has a trio of solo shows scheduled in California toward the end of the month. The status of these performances remains to be seen.

Update – December 6th: Mayer’s surgery was successful and he’s in “good spirits.” However, tomorrow’s shows in Orlando and Friday’s show in Sunrise, Florida have been postponed. Rescheduled dates will be announced shortly.

Update – December 8th: Rescheduled dates have been announced for February. Tickets for the original shows will be honored at these newly announced 2018 dates.

02/24 – New Orleans, LA @ Smoothie King Center
02/26 – Sunrise, FL @ BB&T Center
02/27 – Orlando, FL @ Amway Center

Below, watch Dead and Company perform “Jack Straw” on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert earlier this month.

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