NEWS UPDATE ON JOE
We are delighted to give everyone a general update on how Joe is doing following his latest check ups at hospital this week.
Firstly, the long term treatment plan for his Lymphoma is right on target and his medical team at Blackpool Victoria are very pleased with his progress. Secondly, doctors at Royal Preston Hospital told Joe they were very pleased with him after a routine check up for his mouth cancer.
Overall, Joe is feeling stronger and fitter as the time passes by but picked up a virus at the weekend. Unfortunately ,down to this, he was unable to perform at Viva Blackpool last Sunday. On his doctor's advice to rest he will not now be travelling down to Basildon for Friday's concert at The Towngate Theatre, this will be postponed to a later date.
Joe is spending this week resting and relaxing at his Blackpool home and is really looking forward now to this Sunday's performance at Viva Blackpool. He hopes to see as many of you as possible there.
JOE'S BACK !
A very special evening at Viva Blackpool last Sunday for Joe's concert with Andy Mudd and the band, sharing photos here of Joe's return to his beloved stage after a short break for medical treatment, more photos and videos on our Social media sites.
Joe performed to a sold out audience who had travelled from all around the UK for the show. We can report that he was greeted on stage by a 5 minute continuing standing ovation and opened with a magnificent performance of "As If We Never Said Goodbye'.
Extensive standing ovations followed every song with Joe eventually leaving the stage at the end of the show with both arms clasping huge bouquets of flowers and cards.
JOE REMEMBERING THE LATE GREAT BRUCE FORSYTH
“Bye Bye to the consummate performer Sir Bruce Forsyth CBE. Glad to have known you.
Deepest Sympathies to Wilnelia and all his family.
Sincerely Joe and James x”
Joe is resting this week and looking forward to getting back to his favourite venue Viva Blackpool with his band this Sunday evening.
Click HERE to view Joe’s performance on Bruce’s 70th Birthday Celebrations on ITV’s ‘Sunday Night at The London Palladium.
LATEST UPDATE ON JOE
Following on from the last update on Joe 4 weeks ago, here’s the latest news tonight on how he’s doing.His medical team are very pleased with his progress, Joe’s been following doctors orders, taking plenty of rest and quiet time with gentle exercise in between. He’s on a long course of treatment and so far all the signs are positive and encouraging.
Sincere thanks to everyone once again for your continuing love and support by way of all the messages, cards and gifts.
There will be more news tomorrow on Joe’s return to the stage.