Go-Go's cancel summer tour after guitarist Jane Wiedlin suffers hiking fall
Image Credit: George Rose/Getty ImagesBad news for Go Go’s fans today: The new-wave girl group icons have been forced to cancel a summer-long reunion tour—including the July 7 Lilith Fair kick-off in San Diego—following rhythm guitarist Jane Wiedlin‘s 20-foot fall from a mountain near her home in Northern California. A scheduled ACL replacement surgery on her knee will take Wiedlin out of commission for up to a year, according to a statement posted on her website.
That means the group’s appearance on Good Morning America, scheduled for July 16 in Central Park, is off as well. Their formal statement: “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.”
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