Hollywood Vampires’ Johnny Depp Postpones US Tour Dates Due to Ankle Injury
Johnny Depp, the frontman of the Hollywood Vampires has had to reschedule three scheduled North American tour dates due to a painful ankle injury.
Depp has been advised by his doctor not to travel due to a painful injury to his ankle that he recently sustained.
The Hollywood Vampires revealed the news of the rescheduling via a statement shared on social media.
The original three dates scheduled for manchester, NH, Boston, and Bethel, NY have all been postponed by several months.
The Rescheduled Dates
The new dates have now been confirmed for July and fans have been advised that all tickets will be honoured for the new dates. Boston on July 28th, Manchester on July 29th, and Bethel on July 30th.
The Hollywood Vampires
Originally formed in 2012, Hollywood Vampires is a supergroup of three core members: Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper and Aerosmith’s Joe Perry
The injury comes at the worst possible time, coming just one day before the group was scheduled to kick off its 2023 tour.
The Group’s Statement
The Hollywood Vampires released a statement saying they are “sad” about the situation, and fans are advised to “stay tuned for more updates” in the coming weeks.
Depp’s Allegations Against Amber Heard
Depp recently won a defamation lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard, with a jury finding that Heard had defamed Depp on all three counts and awarding him $10m in compensatory damages and $5m in punitive damages.
Depp recently appeared at the Cannes Film Festival to promote his newest film, Jeanne du Barry.
The Actor’s Comments
On the Cannes red carpet, Depp spoke about being “boycotted” by Hollywood but maintained he was committed to pushing past that obstacle and remaining true to himself and his craft.
Impact of Ankle Injury
The tour postponement is sure to be a blow not only to fans in North America, but to Johnny Depp himself, who was looking forward to performing for his audiences.
Impact on UK Tour Dates
The North American dates were intended as a lead-in to a European tour that includes several UK stops in London, Manchester, Glasgow, and Birmingham.
Consequences for UK Fans
There is no word yet on whether the UK performances will also be affected.
While Depp’s injury is sure to dampen spirits among Hollywood Vampire fans, his committed passion to his craft and his desire to stay true to himself, even in the midst of adversity, will undoubtedly keep those fans loyal and eagerly waiting for the band’s rescheduled performance dates.
1. Will all previously purchased Hollywood Vampire tickets be valid for the rescheduled shows?
Yes, all previously purchased tickets will be valid for the rescheduled shows. Fans are advised to keep their existing tickets until the day of the concert.
2. What should I do with my tickets if I can’t make the new concert date?
If you cannot make the rescheduled concert date, you should contact the ticketing company that you purchased your tickets from to discuss options.
3. Has there been any announcement regarding whether the UK tour dates will be affected by the rescheduling?
No announcement has been made at this time regarding whether the UK performances will be affected by the US tour dates postponement due to Johnny Depp’s injury.
4. Will the Hollywood Vampires be back to full strength for their recently rescheduled shows?
Yes, it is expected that Johnny Depp will be back to full strength for the recently rescheduled shows in July.
5. Are there any plans to reschedule the postponed dates prior to the already re-scheduled dates?
At this time, there have been no plans announced to reschedule the postponed dates prior to the already re-scheduled dates.