The GoGo`s have been forced to cancel their farewell tour after guitarist Jane Wieldlin injured herself in a hiking accident.Wieldin fell 20-feet and injured herself on an outing near her home in California a few weeks back. She needs more time to recover.
The Farewell Tour, which really was a comeback tour, is not off the schedule.
The official statement from The GoGo's reads:
"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".
The GoGo's tour was due to start in San Diego on July 7 and wrap up in Austin on July 27.
The GoGo's featured Belinda Carlisle, Jane Wiedlin, Charlotte Caffey and Gina Schock.
Their hits included 'Our Lips Are Sealed', 'We Got The Beat' and 'Vacation'.
As a solo artist, Belinda Carlisle had further hits with 'Heaven Is A Place On Earth', 'Mad About You' and 'Leave A Light On'.