After Rory Feek revealed the devastating news that his wife, Joey, had decided to stop cancer treatment after the tumors she had been fighting had returned, it would have been understandable if the couple had decided to cancel everything and just hang out at home together and enjoy a slower pace of life.
But the show must go on and Rory has decided to not disappoint fans and will, with the help of his daughter, Heidi, perform three shows at the end of the month.
Joey+Rory’s manager, Aaron, updated their Facebook page with the news:
Joey+Rory’s upcoming concerts at the Heber Valley Poetry Gathering on October 29th and 30th have not been cancelled!
Though all of the November and December farmhouse concerts at Joey and Rory’s farm in Tennessee have been cancelled in order to honor Joey as she rests and recovers at home…. Rory (along with his daughter Heidi) will be traveling to Utah to perform at the Heber Valley Gathering because the couple made this committment with their wonderful friends at the festival nearly a year ago and this event’s success means a great deal to both of them. They have performed there many times in the past and it is one of their favorite places to play.
So, if you live near Salt Lake City or can make the trip there… please come join Rory as he shares many songs and some heartfelt stories about the blessings and also the difficult struggles that have come Joey and his way.
The shows Rory and Heidi will perform at are at the Heber Valley Gathering in Heber City, Utah. The pair will be performing at the Wasatch High School Auditorium Thursday, October 29, 2015 at the 7:00 PM and Friday, October 30, 2015 at 10:00 AM. They will then perform Friday evening at the Soldier Hollow Cowboy Dinner Show at 6:00 PM. Tickets are still available and can be purchased on the Heber Valley Cowboy Poetry website.
Despite these shows going on for Joey+Rory, the couple did understandably decide to cancel their remaining popular Farmhouse Concert dates.
We continue to send our prayers to Joey and Rory both.