Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler has cancelled a planned solo show at the end of the month (Jan10) to give himself more time to kick his addiction to painkillers.
The singer checked into a medical facility last month (Dec09) to get help for his dependence on prescription drugs, which he succumbed to following years of injuries sustained on stage.
Tyler was due to appear at a charity event in New Hampshire on 23 January (10) for a solo show, titled Dream On, An Intimate Evening with Steven Tyler, to raise money for good causes.
But the gig has now been scrapped and organisers hope to rearrange it once the star is fully recovered.
Kat Strange, communications director for Child and Family Services, one of the show's sponsors, tells Blabbermouth.net, "Our agency and the people working with the artist's management all agree that we want to reschedule this date. Given the serious health concerns Mr. Tyler is facing, you just can't pick a day, but that's Plan A."
Tyler was previously admitted to rehab in 2008, when he entered a program to help deal with an addiction to painkillers following an operation on his feet.