U.K. folk-rock band Mumford & Sons were forced to cancel festival dates after Marcus Mumford broke his hand.
The band withdrew from the Friday date at Northside Festival in Denmark and the Hultsfred Festival in Sweden on Saturday.
According to a statement released on the group’s website, “No other Mumford & Sons shows are expected to be affected.”
So far, the band is still scheduled for June 22’s Southside Festival in Germany, Hurricane Festival in Luxembourg, Poland’s Open’er Feastival and BBK in Spain.
Mumford & Sons are currently wrapping up a European tour, which ends in Oeiras, Portugal on July 14, before hitting the U.S. for a few shows on their Gentlemen of the Road Stopovers tour.
The band also plans to release the follow-up to widely popular debut, Sigh No More, on September 24.
According to NME, the album will include a few songs the group has performed live, including “Below My Feet,” “Whispers In The Dark,” “Ghosts That We Knew” and “Lover’s Eyes.” Luckily, the English lads aren’t too concerned about topping their first album.
“There's no pressure. We're just a band from London,” said multi-guitarist Ben Lovett. “The fact that the first record did well was great, but it didn't make our lives. It's just a by-product of what we do, which is record music and play gigs."
Mumford & Sons also plan to release a film, “Big Easy Express,” on July 24.
The tour documentary features footage from their Railroad Revival Tour last spring in the United States. Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes and Old Crow Medicine Show supported the shows, and all three bands traveled from venue to venue across the country in a 15-car train.
The film debuted at South by Southwest in March, and will be available for download through iTunes June 26.
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