Kings of Leon Cancel Tour Dates, Questlove to Fill In For Tonight Show Performance
After a bus accident left drummer Nathan Followill with several broken ribs, Kings of Leon announced the cancellation of a host of dates for the next two weeks per doctor's orders. The band will not perform tomorrow night at Jones Beach and will also cancel eight other shows in the process. Kings is slated to return to the stage August 28 at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ.
As for the band's scheduled appearance on The Tonight Show slated for tonight, Roots drummer Questlove will sit-in for Followill as the band hits the late night stage to perform "Family Tree" from the group's latest Mechanical Bull.
On his Twitter, Followill joked that he saw a tweet he had passed away, attaching a picture with an additional message that read "thank you for all the get well soons. I'm a little banged up but will be back better than ever."
Kings of Leon Cancelled Tour Dates:
August 10 Saratoga Springs, NY--Saratoga Performing Arts Center
August 13 Wantagh, NY--Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre
August 15 Bristow, VA--Jiffy Lube Live
August 16 Bethel, NY--Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
August 19 Darien, NY--Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
August 20 Cuyahoga Falls, OH--Blossom Music Center
August 22 Cincinnati, OH--Riverbend Music Center
August 23 Noblesville, IN--Klipsch Music Center
August 26 Gilford, NH--Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook