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The Aerosmithwith ZZ Top tour is scheduledto play an amphitheater in Auburn, Washington Monday, August 17, butit is unclear whether that date will happen as planned.

The past five shows were postponed last week when Aerosmithlead singer Steven Tyler, 61, felloff the stage in South Dakotaand was airlifted to an area hospital.

Even Tyler's bandmates don't know the latest on his condition. Band lead guitarist Joe Perry told a Detroit radio station that they were waitingto receive an update on Steven's health. "I don't know what they are goingto say," Joe told WCSXduring a live interview Tuesday. "The original diagnosis that we heard was thathis shoulder blades was broken in two."

Joe added that Steven looked badly hurt the night of the incident. "When I saw him walk by he was bleeding pretty bad, but apparently hedidn't do anything internally that they could find, no concussion," Joeexplained. "He hit his head pretty bad. His back. [It was] basically [like] abad bar fight and someone had a baseball bat."

Joe told another radio station that Steven would be "sorefor a while," reported People.com."I've seen him fall off a stage more than once," Joe told Chicago's97.9 The Loop. "I've fallen off...stuffhappens."

Joe has kept busy while sitting out the tour dates. Sundayhe joined Jane's Addiction's closing Lollapalooza set in Chicago. Jane's Addition lead singer PerryFarrell acknowledged Steven in his introduction, "Our prayers go out to StevenTyler."

Ticketmaster has advised those who purchased tickets forpostponed dates in Winnipeg, Regina,Edmonton, Calgaryand Vancouverto keep their tickets. "They will be honored on the rescheduled date. Uponannouncement of new concert dates, information for ticket buyers that areunable to attend will also be released."

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