Mumford & Sons have cancelled the remaining US dates of their tour despite bassist Ted Dwane leaving hospital after recovering from a blood clot on the brain.
Mumford & Sons bassist Ted Dwane has left hospital following emergency surgery.
The British indie folk group announced Ted had been rushed into a clinic on Monday to treat a blood clot on his brain.
On Tuesday the rock band, fronted by Marcus Mumford, confirmed they would be postponing headline concerts in the US as a result of the news.
Despite Ted’s release, the group have now announced on their Facebook page that they will cancel all remaining US tour dates.
“It is with great joy that we can announce that Ted has been discharged from hospital and is on the road to a full recovery. The surgery went well, and the excellent medical team helping him are very pleased with his progress. He has been nothing short of heroic in how he has handled the whole ordeal, and now it has been medically proved that he does indeed have a brain," read the statement.
“It is with sadness that we have to announce the cancellation of our scheduled performances. If we could’ve we would’ve, you know that about us. We trust that you can respect our collective desire to encourage Ted to make a full recovery, and that this is based purely on the medical advice we have received.”
On Wednesday it was reported that Ted was well on his way to recovery. The group’s banjo player, Winston Marshall, took to Twitter to keep fans updated on his progress.
“Ted is recovering nicely from surgery. He’s a brave little boy. Thanks for all your support. We are very grateful,” he wrote.
Copyright: Cover Media 2013
Friday, 14. June 2013