John Mayer hospitalized for emergency appendectomy, concert delayed

Singer John Mayer inducts Stevie Ray Vaughn and Double Trouble during the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Cleveland Ohio

"Early this morning, Tuesday, Dec. 5th, John Mayer was admitted into the hospital for emergency appendectomy forcing the Dead & Company Dec. 5th concert in New Orleans to be postponed", the band's official Twitter account posted on Tuesday. Mayer is now in emergency surgery.

Dead & Company have two remaining dates in 2017, including the Amway Center in Orlando, FL on December 7 and the BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL on December 8.

John's fellow bandmates have all taken to social media to wish the 40-year-old a speedy recovery.

NEW YORK (AP) - A rep for John Mayer says the musician is in "good spirits" after undergoing an emergency appendectomy.

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John was hospitalized early Tuesday morning according to a rep for the singer. Fans can use the tickets for the rescheduled date or get a refund.

The New Orleans show slated for Tuesday evening was the third-to-last show of the string of gigs, initially set to conclude December 8 in Sunrise, Florida.

Dead and Company - featuring Mayer along with Grateful Dead members Bob Weir, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann - postponed a concert scheduled for Tuesday in New Orleans, saying it would be rescheduled.

It's not clear when the tour will resume.

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