My Morning Jacket Cancels European Tour
Due to the injuries sustained by Jim James, when he fell off the stage during a performance at the University of Iowa on October 7, My Morning Jacket has cancelled its upcoming European tour dates. In a statement on the group’s website the band explains, ‘Our hope was to merely postpone the tour, but as our scheduling does not allow that to happen in the immediate future, we feel it is best to cancel this tour in hopes of re-scheduling at some point. We would also like to say ‘thank you’ to all the fans who have reached out to Jim with their well-wishes as we all hope for his speedy and full recovery.’ This will leave James with some time to recover since the group’s next confirmed show is not until December 27 at the Chicago Theater (MMJ also will appear at the venue on the 28th, as these dates were rescheduled from October 9 and 10). On New Year’s Eve the group will perform at Madison Square Garden.