BOSTON (CelebrityAccess) — The Kings of Leon have are canceling more dates in the wake of a tour bus accident that left the band's drummer, Nathan Followill injured with broken ribs.
In a press release today, promoter Live Nation said that the band would be canceling all shows for their Mechanical Bull tour for next two weeks on doctor's orders.
Dr. Faiz Bhora, Chief of Thoracic Surgery at Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital says, “The process is now to rest in order for healing to take place. To avoid complications and to make a full recovery, a break from performing to August 28th is necessary."
The band will pick up the thread on August 28th when they take the stage at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ.
However, fans jonesing for some KoL before the 28th can catch them performing live on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on August 12th with resident band-leader Questlove filling in on the drums.
Canceled Mechanical Bull Tour Dates Are As Follows (As of August 11, 2014):
Aug 10 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Aug 13 Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre
Aug 15 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
Aug 16 Bethel, NY Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
Aug 19 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
Aug 20 Cuyahoga Falls, OH Blossom Music Center
Aug 22 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
Aug 23 Indianapolis, IN Klipsch Music Center
Aug 26 Gilford, NH Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook