North American fans of Utah-based band, Neon Trees might have to wait a little longer for the band’s upcoming tour to reach them.
Today on Twitter, Neon Trees’ frontman, Tyler Glenn took to the social media site to reveal that due to some health issues, the band would have to cancel several dates.
Though the health concerns aren’t on his part, Glenn did reveal that bassist Branden Campbell had to undergo open-heart surgery for a valve replacement. due to that, doctors have requested that Campbell slow down on his rigorous touring schedule.
The full message for fans via the band’s Twitter can be read below.
“First Things First Tour
We regretfully must postpone some dates of our upcoming fall tour due to health issues of our bassist Branden Campbell, who recently underwent open-heart surgery for a valve replacement. The intense touring schedule has been exhaustive and doctors have advised him to slow down.
We had initially thought we should cancel the entire tour, but Branden wouldn’t let us, thus the new abridged dates can be found on our website. We are very sorry that we are postponing some of our upcoming dates. Obviously, our bass player’s health must come first, and we thank all of our fans for understanding. We will make it up to you in the near future – we promise.
The “First Things First” tour was supposed to be in support of the band’s recently released album, Pop Psychology. Joining them on the tour as supporting acts are No Devotion, Echosmith, The Moth and the Flame, and Fictionist.
Below are the newly revised tour schedule for the band, though according to their website, it looks like majority of the tour dates have been cancelled except for a few which includes their appearance at the Life is Beautiful Festival, a radio show for KAMX, and a few stops.
Updated “FIRST THINGS FIRST” TOUR DATES:
9/30 – Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory *
10/1 – Santa Clara, CA @ Leavey Center*
10/16 – New York, NY @ The Beacon Theatre
10/17 – Harris, MI @ Island Resort & Casino+
10/18 – Harris, MI @ Island Resort & Casino+
10/24 – Las Vegas, NV @ Life Is Beautiful Festival
10/31 – Austin, TX @ KAMX (Radio Show)