Billy Joe Shaver Recovering After Minor Heart Surgery
July 15, 2010 at 10:43 AM (PT)
ALL ACCESS sends speedy recovery wishes to TEXAS Country artist/songwriter BILLY JOE SHAVER, who is recovering from minor heart surgery, which included a stent procedure, YESTERDAY (7/14). SHAVER canceled his three scheduled JULY shows due to chest pain, including an appearance at WILLIE NELSON’s FOURTH OF JULY PICNIC last week.
SHAVER’s has had history of heart problems in recent years, including suffering a heart attack while on stage at GRUENE HALL in 2001 at a NEW YEAR’S EVE show. His tour manager, GREG HENRY, says that he is expected to make a full recovery and will resume performing in AUGUST.