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Event Archive - See [more info] link for cancellation announcement: Keane

Sun. October 1st 2006 7:30pm doors at 6:30pm The Orpheum (All Ages) 7:30pm doors at 6:30pm
Cancelled $37.50/33.50+
Presented by: Live Nation, 99.3 the FOX
Keane have taken the difficult decision to cancel their North American tour, including the recently rescheduled dates.

Tom Chaplin is currently being treated for alcohol and drug addiction and will not return to the road until he, and the doctors handling his recovery, feel that he is ready to do so.

Tom's bandmate Tim Rice-Oxley said: 'Obviously it's crucial that Tom is given the time to get better properly. With the first dates in America only a fortnight away, his doctors feel there is undue pressure on Tom to rush through rehab and get back out on the road. That's why, between the three of us, we've decided to cancel the US tour. We'd like to apologize to the fans who've bought tickets, but we've done this in the best interests of our friend - which, ultimately, is in the best interests of the band too. At this stage we plan to go ahead with the tours of the UK and Europe in October and November. We'll be keeping in close touch with Tom and his doctors about how he's progressing and we'll keep you posted.

FULL REFUNDS AT POINT OF PURCHASE

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Keane

Under the Iron Sea, Keane’s follow-up to its hugely successfully 2004 debut Hopes and Fears, finds one of the U.K.’s hottest exports going into deeper, darker territory, with magnificent, majestic results. The guitar-less, keyboard-based trio from East Sussex conjures up melancholic and sinisterly beautiful stadium-rock on an album that is at o... more info
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