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Kennedy Center Honor for the Eagles postponed because of Glenn Frey's health


WASHINGTON — This year's Kennedy Center Honors will go on without the Eagles, the rock band that will be honored next year because member 's health won't allow him to attend next month's ceremony.

The Kennedy Center announced Wednesday that the Eagles' honor would be postponed by a year. According to a statement from the band, Frey "has had a recurrence of previous intestinal issues, which will require major surgery and a lengthy recovery period."

The Kennedy Center says Frey plans to attend next year's ceremony along with fellow Eagles , Timothy Schmit and .

This year's other honorees are actresses and , singer-songwriter , filmmaker and conductor .

The ceremony will be held Dec. 6 and broadcast Dec. 29 on CBS.

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