Saturday, July 31, 2010

deadmau5 collapses onstage in washington, d.c.; cancels nine shows

Dance music star Deadmau5 collapsed while performing onstage in Washington, D.C. Friday night. After being hospitalized doctors said he suffered from exhaustion and would have to sit out his next nine dates, according to his publicist.

The DJ hopes to reschedule. According to a statement:

DEADMAU5 is sad to inform his fans that on the strict advice of the doctors, he now has no choice but to cancel the next nine shows of his summer tour schedule to allow for his recovery. The dates affected are listed below. Meanwhile, his North American dates for October which include appearances at Austin City Limits, the Treasure Island Music Festival, Voodoo Music Festival and three nights at Roseland Ballroom in New York City are still on course.

The following Deadmau5 dates have been canceled:

Sun 8/1 Osheaga Music & Arts Festival Montreal, Canada
Sat 8/7 Summersonic Osaka, Japan
Sun 8/8 Summersonic Tokyo, Japan
Thu 8/12 Cream at Amnesia Ibiza
Fri 8/13 Cocorico Riccione, Italy
Sat 8/14 Papaya Summer Festival Croatia
Sun 8/15 Sziget Festival Budapest, Hungary
Tue 8/17 Cavo Paradiso Mykonos, Greece
Wed 8/18 Opium Mar Barcelona, Spain

[Above: Deadmau5 performing Friday at Washington club 9:30, via Twitpic].

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