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Kanye West's Yeezus tour suffers another setback with road accident
At least five cities on the Yeezus tour have been postponed
West has cancelled three more concerts on his Yeezus tour--including the already rescheduled Halloween show in Vancouver--due to a road accident that damaged his production "beyond repair," according to a statement issued today. The Vancouver, Denver and Minneapolis dates have all been postponed. A total of five dates have been postponed since the tour kicked off in Seattle on Oct. 19.
Concert promoter AEG wrote today: "Yesterday, on the road to Vancouver, a truck carrying The Yeezus Tour’s custom-made video truss and 60-ft circular LED screen was in an accident that damaged the gear beyond repair." The production includes a giant fake mountain and other religious symbols.
The statement hints that the tour may be postponed indefinitely: "It is impossible to put on the show and The Yeezus Tour will be postponed until these essential pieces can be reengineered and prefabricated."
Earlier this month, Kanye cancelled the second show of his Yeezus tour in Vancouver at the last minute, postponing it until Oct. 31. This week, he also cancelled his Anaheim show at Honda Center, originally scheduled for Nov. 1, rescheduling it for Dec. 13. Let's hope, for fans' sake, the tour is up-and-running again by then.