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Cage The Elephant Cancel June Tourdates Following On Stage Accident

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(CelebrityAccess) — Indie rockers Cage the Elephant have canceled a slew of upcoming tour dates while the band’s guitarist Nick Bockrath receives medical care for a leg injury.

Bockrath injured his while performing on stage at Pinkpop

A statement from the band posted to their website said: “We regret to inform the fans that Cage The Elephant will be canceling the upcoming European tour dates ‪from 12 June to 20 June‬.”

“Sadly, our guitarist Nick Bockrath had an accident on stage at “PINKPOP” and injured his leg badly (ruptured PCL, torn ACL, fractured tibia, damaged meniscus). He tried to play through two shows, but he now requires immediate surgery and is currently getting the medical attention he needs. All ticket refunds will be available at the original point of purchase (with the exception of Isle of Wight Festival). We will keep you posted on future dates.”

Affected dates include:

‪12 June – Amsterdam, NLD at Melkweg Max‬
‪14 June – London, UK at Heaven ‬
‪15 June – Isle of Wight, UK at Isle of Wight Festival‬
‪17 June – Edinburgh, UK at The Liquid Room‬
‪18 June – Birmingham, UK at O2 Institute2‬
‪20 June – Paris, FRA at Bataclan ‬

At present, the band is scheduled to return to the road in July for a series of dates in North America with a co-headlining performance with Beck at the Sunlight Supply Amphitheater in Redfield, Washington on July 11.

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