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Mumford and Sons bassist Ted Dwane undergoes emergency surgery for blood clot

on June 11, 2013, 4:16pm

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Mumford and Sons bassist Ted Dwane will undergo emergency surgery to a remove a blood clot from his brain. According to the band’s website, “[Dwane] has been feeling unwell for a few days, and yesterday he was taken to a hospital to receive emergency treatment. The scans revealed a blood clot on the surface of his brain that requires an operation.”

The band says Dwane is expected to recover quickly from the surgery; however, three upcoming performances in Texas and New Orleans have been postponed. Currently, the band is scheduled to resume its tour this weekend at Bonnaroo.

Photo via Live on Letterman

Mumford & Sons 2013 Tour Dates:
06/11 – Dallas, TX @ Gexa Energy Pavilion *
06/12 – The Woodlands, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion *
06/13 – New Orleans, LA @ Mardi Gras World *
06/15 – Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo Music Festival
06/17 – Bonner Springs, KS @ Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre *
06/20 – Telluride, CO @ Telluride Bluegrass Festival
06/22 – Telluride, CO @ Sheridan Opera House
06/30 – Pilton, UK @ Glastonbury Music Festival
07/06 – London, UK @ Queen Elizabeth Park ^
07/12 – Kinross, UK @ T in the Park
07/14 – Dublin, IE @ Gentlemen of the Road Stopover
07/19-20 – Lewes, UK @ The Covent Field (Gentlemen of the Road Stopover)
07/26-28 – Byron Bay, AU @ Splendour in the Grass
07/26-28 – Niigata Prefecture, JP @ Fuji Rock Festival
07/30 – Tokyo, JP @ Studio Coast
08/02-04 – Montreal, QC @ Osheaga Festival
08/03 – Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza
08/23-24 – Simcoe, ON @ Norfolk County Fairgrounds (Gentlemen of the Road Stopover)
08/30-31 – Troy, OH @ Troy Memorial Stadium (Gentlemen of the Road Stopover)
09/06-07 – Guthrie, OK @ Cottonwood Flats (Gentlemen of the Road Stopover)
09/13-14 – St. Augustine, FL @ St. Augustine Francis Field (Gentlemen of the Road Stopover)

* = w/ Michael Kiwanuka and Mystery Jets
^ = w/ Vampire Weekend, Ben Howard & more

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