After recently announcing a U.S. tour, rockers Skindred have now canceled the tour due to unforeseen circumstances. The tour was set to kick off September 26th in Jacksonville, FL, hitting other North American cities including Baltimore, Flint, Minneapolis, and Tempe, AZ. Bands Sumo Cyco and Raven Black were to join Skindred for the three-week tour. The band issued a statement stating “Due to unforeseen circumstances, beyond our control. We have unfortunately had to cancel our run of upcoming US tour dates, which were due to start in Florida later this week. We sincerely apologise to you , who have bought tickets for any inconvenience caused and hope to reschedule some of these shows back in for 2019.” See their list of tour dates below.
According to The PRP, one of the venues of the tour, The Chameleon Club, specifying the reason for the cancellation, stating that it was due to Skindred’s visas being delayed. See the venues full statement regarding the cancellation below.
We have just been advised that Skindred's visas have been delayed and will not be approved "for at least another few weeks". Unfortunately this means we will have to cancel the upcoming tour date at the Chameleon Club. Refunds can be received at your point of purchase.
— The Chameleon Club (@Chameleon_Club) September 24, 2018
The tour was in support of their latest record Big Tings, which included songs “Machine” and “That’s My Jam” which featured a cat/man hybrid getting “himself into a series of escalating adventures, getting into fights, buying milk, and eventually buying catnip off a drug dealer.”
Skindred 2018 Tour Dates
9/26/18 Jacksonville, FL – 1904
9/27/18 Fort Meyers, FL- The Buddha Bar
9/28/18 Longwood, FL – Shovelhead
10/2/18 Baltimore, MD – Fish Head Cantina
10/3/18 Harrisburg, PA – Chameleon Club
10/4/18 Flint, MI – Machine Shop
10/5/18 Grand Rapids, Mi – Elevation @ Intersection
10/6/18 West Dundee, IL – Rockhaus
10/7/18 Racine, WI – Route20 Outhouse
10/8/18 Minneapolis, MN – Turf Club
10/9/18 Joliet, IL – The Forge
10/10/18 Madison, WI – The Annex
10/11/18 Ringle, WI – Q & Z Expo Center
10/12/18 Tempe, AZ – Tempe Marketplace
Photo Credit: Raymond Flotat