Brandon Flowers Can’t Make It

Brandon Flowers cancels a stretch of solo dates including Thursday’s show in Charlotte, N.C. A post on his Twitter page says his family needed him.

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MTV Europe Music Awards, Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Along with Charlotte, The Killers frontman was also supposed to play Raleigh, N.C. (Aug. 14); Norfolk, Va. (Aug. 15); Atlanta (Aug. 17); Orlando, Fla. (Aug. 18) and Miami Beach, Fla. (Aug. 19).

This afternoon Flowers tweeted, “To the Southeastern stronghold, I am sorry I canceled on such short notice. Family needed me in LV.  Everything is copacetic. –B.”

He’s due back on stage Aug. 29 for a set at Hellow Fest in Monterrey, Mexico. The festival’s Facebook page notes that Flowers’ set has not been canceled. Flowers’ next U.S. headline date is Sept. 2 in Oakland, Calif.

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