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The Go-Gos

June 9, 2010 (LOS ANGELES, CA) - It is with great regret that the Go-Go's announce today the cancelation of Happily Ever After, their summer farewell tour. The tour was scheduled to kick off July 7 at Lilith Fair San Diego, and conclude in Austin, TX on July 27. The band will also be unable to perform live on Good Morning America, scheduled for July 16 in New York's Central Park.

The news comes as a result of guitarist Jane Wiedlin injuring herself after a 20-foot fall while hiking near her home in Northern California a couple of weeks ago. Jane is scheduled for ACL replacement surgery for her knee in the coming weeks, with a prognosis of up to a year recovery time.

The band is heartbroken and hopes their fans will send best wishes for Jane's speedy recovery. In the meantime, tickets can be refunded at point of purchase. [Jane Wiedlin]

The canceled tour included a July 20th show at Irving Plaza. Get well soon Jane. All canceled dates are below...

The Go-go's - 2010 Tour Dates
July 7 San Diego, CA Lilith Fair
July 8 Phoenix, AZ Lilith Fair
July 10 Tampa, FL Tampa Bay Rays
July 11 Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues
July 14 Portsmouth, VA NTELOS Pavilion
July 15 Morristown, NJ Mayo Center for the Arts
July 16 New York, NY Good Morning America
July 17 Atlantic City, NJ House of Blues
July 19 Vienna, VA Wolf Trap
July 20 New York, NY Irving Plaza
July 22 San Francisco, CA Fillmore
July 24 Los Angeles, CA Greek Theatre
July 26 Dallas, TX Granada Theater
July 27 Austin, TX Paramount Theater

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Comments (22)

I am sorry to hear of the injury. I'm sure the band would have loved to tour. The Hawaiians say it best, why say Farewell when you can say aloha? Get well soon.

Posted by Anonymous | June 10, 2010 4:28 PM

Head over Heels? After she fell 20 feet? come on...

Posted by Anonymous | June 10, 2010 4:48 PM

^^Oh wow, I didn't see that connection ha ha!

Posted by Andrew St. Clair | June 10, 2010 4:51 PM

No video of her falling?

Posted by Anonymous | June 10, 2010 5:01 PM

Go-Go's cancel tour - to be replaced by THE FALL.

Posted by Crosseyed Sniper | June 10, 2010 5:03 PM

Get well Jane. You rock! Have never seen the Go Go's live. I've seen Cannibal Corpse a few times, so close.

Posted by Heavy Street | June 10, 2010 5:04 PM

Oh noes! The cutest go-go got hurt!
Hope she gets well soon:(

Posted by The mighty KC | June 10, 2010 5:14 PM

New insurance clause in band contract: No member may go hiking near a cliff with a few weeks of the start of a tour.

Posted by Anonymous | June 10, 2010 5:38 PM

Replace her with St. Vincent..nobody will know the difference

Posted by Anonymous | June 10, 2010 6:49 PM

calling it the "Happily Ever After farewell tour." doomed it from the start.

Posted by Anonymous | June 10, 2010 7:46 PM

this would be such a sad tour. can you imagine being there?

also, someone already said it, but maybe you shouldn't go dangerously hiking so soon before a tour.

Posted by Anonymous | June 10, 2010 11:37 PM

if this was THE WHO, they would have a replacement within hours.

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2010 1:04 AM

What an idiot. She ruined the summer for every hipster in Brooklyn.

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2010 11:39 AM

Have you noticed in that video the singer dances like Morrisey? Who came first the chicken or the egg?

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2010 11:52 AM

"the singer?"

Really, you don;t know her name?

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2010 1:02 PM

everyone danced like that in the 80's

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2010 8:34 AM

Get well soon Jane love you to bits

Posted by Richie Dee | July 9, 2010 3:36 AM

Hoping Jane's surgery goes well, and that the rumor of a tour in 2011 is real! My husband has been a long-time fan. You might remember him as "Lenny or Legend". He told me about the time he fell in the middle of the GoGos table one night at a restaurant and what a great time he had partying with them afterwards.

He is battling cancer and I want to surprise him with a visit to Houston or New Orleans next year if the rumor is true.
Just bought a vintage poster and I was hoping to have it autographed for him at the concert.

Posted by Daphne Richard | October 2, 2010 1:39 AM

Thankfully they didn't replace her with Ms. Zero Personality Paula Jean Brown.

Posted by Boot Dingle | November 13, 2010 6:26 PM

all Go Go reunions are great because they ensure that there won't be more Belinda Carlisle solo albums with Bon Jovi rip off tunes....being as actual Bon Jovi tunes suck too.
With the girls, BC is cool. Without them, nah. But without BC, the others would have nothing too. Band chemistry is what it is.

Posted by Anonymous | November 13, 2010 8:28 PM

Siamese Dream and Mellon Collie were really good albums. Got them when they came out, still throw them on at times and think they're great. It saddens me when I hear bands from that era when I was a teenager and hear their new stuff and it's so clear how they've lost it, they sound desperate to recapture a sound/magic that they haven't had in 15 years (holy shit).... And then I realize that is not unlike a lot of us.

Posted by منتديات | January 22, 2011 7:43 AM

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