Aerosmith cancels Las Vegas concert hours before curtain goes up after Steven Tyler falls ill
Fans looking to let off steam with Aerosmith on Friday night’s residency show in Las Vegas have had their hopes dashed.
The concert was canceled just two hours before the curtain went up on the Dolby Live stage due to illness.
The band released a statement on social media revealing that 74-year-old lead singer Steven Tyler, who was said to be “very well” last summer after a stint in rehab, had fallen ill.
Canceled show: Fans looking to let off steam with Aerosmith at Friday night’s residency show in Las Vegas had their hopes dashed after singer Steven Tyler, 74, fell ill; seen in 2020
“It is with great disappointment that we are forced to cancel tonight’s show in Las Vegas as Steven is feeling unwell and unable to perform,” the band wrote.
“He should make a full recovery for the Las Vegas show on Monday night. We sincerely apologize for the last minute notice.
Disappointed fans were told they would receive a refund for their tickets.
Message: The band posted a message apologizing for canceling the show, stating that Steven should be well enough to perform by Monday
Illness: There was no word on what type of illness the Walk This Way singer suffered from; seen on November 5 in Los Angeles
There was no word on what type of illness the Walk This Way singer suffered from.
The multiple Grammy winners kicked off their Deuces Wild Vegas residency in September, and it’s set to run through December 11.
The rockers had to cancel the first leg of their stay in May when Steven voluntarily checked himself into rehab after relapsing on painkillers following foot surgery.
Residency: The multiple Grammy winners launched their Deuces Wild Vegas residency in September and it is set to run until December 11
Recovery: The rockers had to cancel the first leg of their stay in May when Steven voluntarily checked himself into rehab after relapsing on painkillers following foot surgery; seen in 2020
The best-selling American rock band recently signed a deal with Universal Music Group to bring their hits under one roof, which includes all their past music and all future hits.
The offer also includes videos and photos. Any individual work by Steven and all band members: Joe Perry, Tom Hamilton, Brad Whitford and Joey Kramer.
Aerosmith was founded 50 years ago and has sold over 150 million albums worldwide.
Universal Umbrella: The top-selling American rock band recently signed a deal with Universal Music Group to put their hits under one umbrella, which includes all of their past music and all future hits; seen in 2020 in LA