There’s another interesting thing about going to Europe now because of Brexit: getting a work visa has become much more difficult,” Whitford who range in age from 69 to 73, have had health problems in recent years that have prevented them from touring regularly, and when they do, they can no longer play four or five concerts a week. Whitford, who turned 69 in February and joined Aerosmith in 1971, talked about the band’s two-concert European tour, originally scheduled for 2020, then postponed to 2021 and now to 2022 because of the coronavirus pandemic. “A European tour, they tried to book it last year and are talking about next year. Aerosmith’s European tour is scheduled for June and July next year, with a 50th anniversary show in Boston in September. Drummer Joey Kramer injured his shoulder in 2019, temporarily sidelining him from the band, though a lawsuit followed in which he tried to resume performing at the Grammys but was rejected by a judge. But he eventually returned to his seat for the set. In late 2018, guitarist Joe Perry was hospitalized after apparently fainting backstage after his performance at a Billy Joel concert at Madison Square Garden. Two years earlier, during a performance with the Hollywood Vampires in Brooklyn, New York, Perry was hospitalized after “passing out” on stage. In other words, I doubt Aerosmith is performing right now as age becomes a real factor. 18 years ago: Metallica released the album “St. Nothing is going to happen for a long time.” 2021 Loudwire, Townsquare Media, Inc. is now still a pipe dream. All upcoming dates are available here.
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