Depeche Mode postponed its Athens gig shortly before show time when Gahan was rushed to the hospital. The band’s Istanbul gig, scheduled for tonight, was the next date to fall.

Cities and shows affected in the latest round of cancellatons are Bucharest (May 16); Sofia, Bulgaria (May 18); Belgrade, Serbia (May 20) and Zagreb, Croatia (May 21).

According to the band’s Web site, ticket holders for the above shows are advised to hold on to their tickets for “rescheduled dates or final cancellation.”


“Depeche Mode apologizes to all their fans for this inconvenience and wish Dave a speedy recovery. Further information will be released in due course.”

The band’s next scheduled date is May 23 in Warsaw, Poland.

Click here for the Depeche Mode Web site.