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Mumford bassist has blood clot

Published: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT
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(Owen Sweeney)
FILE - This Feb. 16, 2013 file photo shows Ted Dwane, of the English folk rock band Mumford & Sons, performing at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, N.J. Dwane has a blood clot on his brain that will require surgery. The Grammy Award-winning folk-rock group has postponed concerts Tuesday, June 11, in Dallas, Wednesday June 12 in The Woodlands and Thursday, June 13 in New Orleans. A statement on its website said there are no plans to postpone or cancel any other appearances on the current tour. Mumford & Sons has a headlining gig Saturday at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, file)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Mumford & Sons bassist Ted Dwane has a blood clot on his brain that will require surgery.

The Grammy-winning folk-rock group postponed concerts Tuesday in Dallas, Wednesday in The Woodlands in Texas and Thursday in New Orleans. A statement on its website said there are no plans to postpone or cancel any other appearances on the current tour. Mumford & Sons has a headlining gig Saturday at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn.

The statement says Dwane hasn’t felt well for a few days and went to the hospital Monday for emergency treatment. Scans revealed the blood clot on the surface of his brain, requiring surgery. The band is being assured that he will recover quickly.

 

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