Published Aug 01, 2010Toronto-based DJ and house artist Deadmau5 has been forced to cancel nearly a month's worth of tour dates after he collapsed at a show Friday night (July 30) in Washington, DC.
Suffering from "exhaustion and vomiting," the musician, born Joel Thomas Zimmerman, collapsed and was taken to hospital, where he spent the day.
A message from Deadmau5's management yesterday (July 31) on his official site reads:
Last night, whilst performing onstage at the 9:30 club in Washington DC, deadmau5 collapsed, suffering exhaustion and vomiting. Medics at the venue took him directly to hospital where he is now under supervision
deadmau5 is sad to advise his fans that on the strict advice of the doctors, he now has no choice but to cancel the next 9 shows of his Summer tour schedule to allow for his recovery. The dates affected are listed below.
Deadmau5 hopes to reschedule appearing in these cities in due course but in the meantime thanks all his fans for their understanding and support.
The cancelled tour dates are below, including his appearance today at Montreal's Osheaga Festival. For his updated tour itinerary, check his official site here.
8/7 Osaka, Japan - Summersonic Festival
8/8 Tokyo, Japan - Summersonic
8/12 Ibiza, Spain - Cream at Amnesia
8/13 Riccione, Italy - Cocorico
8/14 Novalja, Croatia - Papaya Summer Festival
8/15 Budapest, Hungary - Sziget Festival
8/17 Mykonos, Greece - Cavo Paradiso
8/18 Barcelona, Spain - Opium Mar