Mastodon and Dinosaur Jr. cancel joint tour due to “critical situation”

The two bands were due to kick off their joint jaunt on Saturday (September 1)

Mastodon and Dinosaur Jr. have cancelled their upcoming joint tour due to a “critical situation of a member of the Mastodon family”.

The artists’ upcoming North American tour was due to kick off on Saturday (September 1) in Edmonton, Alberta.

The jaunt has now, however, been scrapped due to the aforementioned “critical situation”. A since-deleted post on Mastodon’s Facebook page confirmed the cancellation, with the band “extending their sincerest thanks to their loyal fans as well as the fans of Dinosaur Jr. for their support and understanding at this time.” [via Consequence of Sound]

They added that “as of now, no plans for rescheduling have been set.”

Dinosaur Jr. addressed the cancellation on their Twitter this evening (August 30), while also confirming that their scheduled show in Missoula, MT tomorrow (August 31) has also been scrapped.

“Our team is quickly working to see if we can schedule shows in some of the other affected markets and will share news as soon as possible,” the statement adds. See the band’s full post below.

All tickets for the joint Mastodon and Dinosaur Jr. tour will be refunded at the point of purchase. See the affected dates below.

1 – Edmonton, AB @ North Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
2 – Calgary, AB @ Grey Eagle Centre
4 – Saskatoon, SK @ O’Brians Event Centre
6 – Winnipeg, MB @ Burton Cummings Theatre
7 – Duluth, MN @ Duluth Heritage Center
8 – Sioux City, IA @ Anthem at Hard Rock Casino
11 – Milwaukee, WI @ Eagles Ballroom
12 – Cleveland, OH @ Agora Theatre
14 – Ft. Wayne, IN @ Clyde Theatre
15 – Grand Rapids, MI @ 20 Monroe Live
16 – London, ON @ London Concert Theatre
17 – Kitchener, ON @ Elements
19 – Hamilton, ON @ First Ontario Concert Hall
20 – Port Chester, NY @ Capitol Theatre
21 – Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore

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