8 july, 2022

What happened to John Mayer's dad? Dead and Company cancel show after singer's father suffers medical emergency

8 july, 2022

John Mayer recently canceled a performance with his band Dead & Company after his father, Richard Mayer, was rushed to the ER due to a medical emergency.

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John Mayer was set to perform at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs on Wednesday night, July 6.

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Wednesday night, July 6.This morning, my father suffered a medical emergency and was and was transported to the ER where he r

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“He is now fairly stable, and will continue to undergo some procedures, but as you can understand, I have to stay in NYC and can’t play tonight’s show in Saratoga Springs.”

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Richard's current condition and the cause of the emergency are unknown so far, but the singer is expected to keep his fans in the loop.

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John Mayer is close to his 94-year-old father, Richard, who recently celebrated Father's Day. He has never failed to extend his love and admiration towards the man

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Richard is a retired high school principal and a piano player who played at a Rotary Club. He is married to Margaret Mayer, with whom he shares three children

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While he was a musician, he had some apprehensions about John's career choice, as per an interview he gave People in 2007. He said:

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"My experience in music was everybody had a job. We were teachers, plumbers, and on the weekends we'd play.

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I don't have a Plan B. This is it.' Trying to get him 'within the lines' — I failed and he won. And he was right."

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On the other hand, John Mayer talked effusively about his father while being interviewed by Andy Cohen in 2021:

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"My father is the most upstanding man I've ever met. He's not the kind of guy who says, 'Don't cash that for a week.' He wouldn't have written the check if he couldn't cash it