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Guitarist Joe Perry in stable condition after collapsing at NY concert

Posted: 2:03 PM, Jul 11, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-11 15:03:31-04

Guitarist Joe Perry staggered offstage and reportedly had a medical emergency in New York on Sunday night.

The 65-year-old musician, who is best known as  Aerosmith 's lead guitarist, was performing with his other band,  Hollywood Vampires , at Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk. 

Videos  posted   online  show Perry sitting on the drum platform before getting up and and walking offstage.

Bandmate Alice Cooper  reportedly told  the crowd that Perry had been "very sick" before the concert. He and fellow bandmate Johnny Depp continued with the show as Perry was taken to a local hospital.

But it looks like he will be OK. Messages on  Hollywood Vampires'  and  Aerosmith's  websites say, "Joe Perry is stable and resting." 

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A tweet from  Perry's twitter  account thanked people for their concern, saying, "Thanks to all of the fans reaching out and asking about Joe. He is stable right now, with family and is under the best care."

It's unclear whether Perry will be well enough to perform at Hollywood Vampires' next concert in Ohio on Tuesday. 

This video includes clips from  Columbia Records / Aerosmith Billboard WGBH YouTube Joe Perry  and  Facebook / The Hollywood Vampires , and images from Getty Images. Music provided courtesy of APM Music.


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