Swine Flu Brings Early End to the Meligrove Band Tour

Swine Flu Brings Early End to the Meligrove Band Tour
Toronto, ON rockers the Meligrove Band have had to cancel the last four dates of their current tour with the Most Serene Republic, as two members have come down with the H1N1 virus. As reported on their website, "The other two are as tough as ever, but that's still only half the band."

The band stress that the Most Serene Republic will play all scheduled dates and encourage folks to catch the shows.

Meanwhile, the Meligrove Band have been breaking in a new member, guitar/keyboard player Brian O'Reilly, who is a Halifax to Toronto transplant. O'Reilly was previously involved in HFX bands Their Majesties and Brent Randall and his Pinecones. The group are also excited with the prospect of new album in 2010, which they say is "100% finished and 100% awesome," but needs a label to call home.

If the Meligrove Band get well soon, their last show of 2009 will be on December 18 in Toronto at XM Canada's Xmas party, where they will be joined by Still Life Still, Dinosaur Bones and the Junction. The event is free and takes place at the Velvet Underground.

Here are the cancelled dates:

11/11 Peterborough, ON - The Montreal House
11/12 Kingston, ON - Time To Laugh
11/13 Montreal, QC - Il Motore
11/14 Ottawa, ON - Zaphod Beeblebrox