Mastodon Cancel North American Tour with Dinosaur Jr.

The shows have been axed "due to a critical situation of a member of the Mastodon family"
Mastodon Cancel North American Tour with Dinosaur Jr.
Bad news Mastodon fans: the band have just cancelled their tour with Dinosaur Jr. And yes, this affects a series of fast-approaching Canadian dates.

In a statement, Mastodon explained that the dates have been axed "due to a critical situation of a member of the Mastodon family."

The band added they "would like to extend their sincerest thanks to their loyal fans as well as the fans of Dinosaur Jr. for their support and understanding at this time. The band hopes to make up these shows at a future time, but as of now, no plans for rescheduling have been set."

Ticket refunds will be available at points of purchase.

UPDATE (8/31, 2 p.m. EDT): Dinosaur Jr. have now announced a series of makeup dates without Mastodon. You can see those all now over here.

You can see the list of cancelled dates below. These include Canadian concerts in Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, London, Kitchener and Hamilton.

Tour dates:

09/01 Edmonton, AB - North Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
09/02 Calgary, AB - Grey Eagle Centre
09/04 Saskatoon, SK - O'Brians Event Centre
09/06 Winnipeg, MB - Burton Cummings Theatre
09/07 Duluth, MN - Duluth Heritage Center
09/08 Sioux City, IA - Anthem at Hard Rock Casino
09/11 Milwaukee, WI - Eagles Ballroom
09/12 Cleveland, OH - Agora Theatre
09/14 Ft. Wayne, IN - Clyde Theatre
09/15 Grand Rapids, MI - 20 Monroe Live
09/16 London, ON - London Concert Theatre
09/17 Kitchener, ON - Elements
09/19 Hamilton, ON - First Ontario Concert Hall