UPDATE: Glass Animals Cancel Remaining Dates After Drummer Seriously Injured In Bike Accident

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Glass Animals perform during The Falls Music & Arts Festival in Fremantle, Australia, Jan. 6.
“Dear all, last Monday my best friend, and our drummer joe was hit by a truck while on his bike here in Dublin,” a statement read on the band’s Instagram. “His leg was broken on impact and he became tangled in the truck’s trailer where his skull suffered a complex fracture. 
“Miraculously and thankfully, he is alive. After a couple long operations he is now on the road to recovery. It’s going to be a long, difficult, and winding road, but knowing how determined Joe is, and seeing how much his body has recovered already in the past 10 days, I am so optimistic that he will make it back to his cheeky old self.”
This announcement follows a statement from the band July 4 that it would have to cancel appearances at the Pohoda, Open’er and Mad Cool festivals, without providing much more information.
The band was scheduled to open for Beck at Madison Square Garden Arena July 19 and at Festival Pier in Philadelphia July 20. Those shows appear to be continuing with or without Glass Animals.
Headline shows at Rams Head Live in Baltimore; Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach, Fla.; House of Blues in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., all appeared to be canceled according to the shows’ respective ticketing websites. Other shows in the U.S. and Europe appeared to still be on sale at publication time.
Pollstar reached out to representatives of Glass Animals and to confirm whether more upcoming shows would be canceled.
Glass Animals was a Pollstar Hotstar in February 2017. Their manager, Amy Morgan, told Pollstar in November, “Glass Animals have had a brilliant year.  Getting to play iconic venues such as Radio City, Santa Barbara Bowl, The Greek, Red Rocks etc is special for any artist.  Equally Glass Animals shine at festivals and have enjoyed playing to some huge crowds over the summer.  The band have spent a lot of time touring in the U.S. and it’s crazy to think that the first headline show was only 3 years ago! Its been an incredible journey and there is so much more to come.” The band is booked by CAA.