Published: Wed, December 06, 2017
Culture&Arts | By Hattie Nash

John Mayer rushed into surgery for emergency appendectomy in New Orleans

John Mayer rushed into surgery for emergency appendectomy in New Orleans

Dead & Company, made up of Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Bob Weir, Mayer, Oteil Burbridge and Jeff Chimenti, announced their first tour less than two months after the Grateful Dead played their final show.

According to TMZ, Mayer's rep confirmed that the singer was forced to undergo a last-minute appendectomy.

Dead & Company, whose current tour has been running since early November, are due to perform in Orlando on Thursday night.

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"Early this morning, Tuesday, Dec. 5, John Mayer was admitted into the hospital for emergency appendectomy forcing the Dead & Company Dec. 5 concert in New Orleans to be postponed", the statement reads. The band has not said if it will go on as scheduled in light of Mayer's recovery.

No word yet on whether Mayer's condition will have an impact on that show.

Apparently, all of the purchased tickets will still be honored at the postponed date that is yet to be announced.

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We'll update this story as soon as there are new developments to report.

HollywoodLifers, leave your well wishes for John in the comments.

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