Aerosmith Postpone Canadian Tour Due to Steven Tyler’s Stage Fall

August 10th, 2009 by Daniel Kreps Leave a reply »

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Aerosmith officially postponed their tour of Western Canada due to injuries frontman Steven Tyler suffered after falling off the stage during a concert in South Dakota last week. As Rock Daily reported last week, Tyler broke his shoulder and received stitches to the head after crashing to the ground while dancing during “Love in an Elevator.” The band’s concert in Winnipeg, Manitoba, was immediately postponed, and according to a statement issued by, the remainder of the band’s dates in Canada will also have to wait while Tyler recovers.

“The postponed concert dates are a result of injuries Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler sustained when he fell from the stage during a show at Buffalo Chip Campground in Sturgis, SD, Wednesday, August 5,” the Website posted on their Aerosmith listings page. “A rescheduled tour announcement is forthcoming for Winnipeg, Regina, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver.” The band’s next scheduled show is at Seattle’s White River Amphitheatre on August 17th, and while the band has issued no official statement about when the tour might resume, guitarist Joe Perry seems to think Aerosmith might be docked for awhile.

“I don’t know what’s going to happen, when the tour’s going to pick up, I’ve heard anywhere from four weeks to two months,” Perry told Illinois’ WXRX. “I don’t know what we’re going to do with the tour.” According to the Regina Leader-Post, the band is expected to announce the new Canadian dates at some point this week, however Aerosmith still have seven other makeup dates to reschedule after Tyler was unable to perform due to an injury to his leg muscle last month. Bassist Tom Hamilton was also forced to miss time due to “non-invasive” surgery...

Article Source: Rolling Stone : Rock and Roll Daily


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