In case you didn’t know, Mumford And Sons‘ vocalist, Ted Dwane, recently had to have emergency surgery because of a blood clot found on the surface of his brain. Because of the surgery, the band had to postpone some of their US dates. With Bonnaroo just around the corner, and Ted just getting out of surgery, the band had to make a very tough decision and drop out of this year’s Bonnaroo festival. You can read a full statement from the band by taking a look below the jump.
The good news? Ted’s doing great and is expected to make a full recovery! Be sure to hit up their Facebook page to wish him well!
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.
Today, however, also marks the end of our Summer Stampede Tour. We were hoping to have made it out by Bonnaroo this weekend. But it is with sadness that we have to announce the cancellation of our scheduled performances at both Bonnaroo and Telluride Festivals, and our show at Cricket Wireless Amphitheater in Bonner Springs, KS. 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 behalf of Ted, and all of us really, we would like to thank every one for their compassion and support at this time and we are very excited to get back out on tour as soon as we can.