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Mumford And Sons' Bassist, Ted Dwane, Has A Blood Clot

2:19 PM, Jun 11, 2013   |    comments
Dwane of British folk pop band Mumford & Sons performs on stage during a concert in the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam on March 30, 2013. AFP PHOTO / ANP / FERDY DAMMAN netherlands out (Photo credit should read Ferdy Damman/AFP/Getty Images)
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Mumford & Sons has had to cancel its show in Dallas tonight due to a medical emergency involving bassist Ted Dwane.

According to the band's official site, Dwane had not been feeling well for a few days and was taken to the hospital, where scans revealed a blood clot on the surface of his brain. It will need to be removed, but a statement to fans reported that "Ted is receiving excellent care and we are being assured that he will recover quickly from surgery."

The band will postpone two other shows scheduled for this week, in Woodlands, Texas, and New Orleans on Wednesday and Thursday, respectively. The statement said that all performances will be rescheduled "and announced as quickly as we can."

Mumford just teamed with Elvis Costello on a cover of Bruce Springsteen's The Ghost of Tom Joad as part of agit8, a week-long music campaign launched by the ONE to fight poverty.

Written By: Elysa Gardner, USA Today


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