Greta Van Fleet singer Josh Kiszka ruptured his eardrum throughout a live performance in Bangor, Maine, on October eighth, forcing the band to postpone a lot of upcoming reveals.
The band initially postponed scheduled concert events in Raleigh, North Carolina (October 18th); Greenville, South Carolina (October nineteenth); and Jacksonville, Florida (October twenty first). After returning to play six dates late final month, they’ve now postponed the remaining 4 reveals of their North American tour. These reveals embrace stops in El Paso (November eighth), Tucson (November ninth), Anaheim (November eleventh), and Sacramento (November twelfth).
As Kiszka defined in an earlier Instagram publish, the postponements will enable him to heal with out inflicting additional injury and affecting extra reveals:
“Throughout our final present in Bangor, I ruptured an eardrum and upon additional analysis I’ve simply been suggested it wants extra time to totally heal than initially anticipated. I’m working intently with my crew to make sure I get correct relaxation with a purpose to end out the yr robust.
We’re engaged on rescheduling these reveals and can announce the brand new dates as quickly as potential. In the event you would nonetheless prefer to attend the present on the brand new date, merely maintain on to your ticket and will probably be legitimate. If you want a refund, they are going to be accessible on the level of buy as quickly as the brand new dates are introduced.
I’m gutted to have to do that and I can not start to specific how a lot I respect the love and help you give us each evening. It’s devastating me to make this announcement, however understand it’s crucial with a purpose to maintain performing.
Thanks for sticking by us by thick and skinny and I stay up for seeing your entire pretty faces quickly.”
Whereas Kiszka is thought for his glass-shattering high-pitched vocals, his ruptured eardrum was extra more likely to happen from publicity to a loud noise, versus his personal singing. Different causes embrace an ear an infection, a change in air strain, or a international object within the ear.
Greta Van Fleet nonetheless has two reveals scheduled for December ninth and tenth in Atlantic Metropolis, New Jersey, and can shut out the yr with a December sixteenth live performance in Los Angeles. Tickets to these dates will be bought by way of Ticketmaster.
Earlier this yr, Greta Van Fleet needed to postpone the rest of their spring tour when guitarist Jake Kiszka battled pneumonia. Plenty of these dates have been rescheduled for the summer time and fall.
See Josh Kiszka’s messages within the Instagram posts under.
Editor’s Be aware: This text has been up to date to incorporate information of Greta Van Fleet’s newest postponements.