Billy Joe Shaver To Undergo Heart Surgery

Country singer Billy Joe Shaver, 62, will undergo quadruple heart by-pass surgery August 31 at Hillcrest Baptist Hospital in Waco, Texas. He suffered a heart attack last Saturday (25) following a concert at Gruene Hall in New Braunfels, Texas.

Following Friday's surgery, Shaver will be hospitalized for five to seven days. It is expected that a number of his concert dates scheduled for early September will be postponed.