John Mayer hospitalized for emergency appendectomy

John Mayer hospitalized for emergency appendectomy

John Mayer underwent an emergency appendectomy Tuesday morning, forcing the rocker to postpone a New Orleans Dead & Company show.

Mayer is yet to comment publicly on his emergency surgery. He joined the group in 2015, alongside Oteil Burbridge, Jeff Chimenti and former Grateful Dead members Bob Weir, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann.

The 40-year-old musician was rushed to a hospital in New Orleans on Tuesday (05.12.17) morning, as he is in desperate need of the operation which will remove his appendix. The 40-year-old is now touring with Dead & Company, who released a statement on his condition.

The NOLA show has been rescheduled, with ticket refunds also available at point of purchase.

Dead and Company took to social media to officially announce the news of the singer's appendectomy as well as update the fans on his upcoming performance.

Their next scheduled gigs are in Orlando, Florida on Thursday and in Sunrise, Florida on Friday. No other details about Mayer's condition have been released at this time. Hopefully the Dead & Co. frontman can get back to performing soon.

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