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Of Montreal Cancels Miami Show After Tour Bus Breaks Down, Rescheduled for July 5

Of Montreal's Kevin Barnes says: "Sorry, guys."
Of Montreal's Kevin Barnes says: "Sorry, guys."
Photo by Nina Barnes

"Hey Miami!" Of Montreal exclaimed via Facebook the other day. "We're kicking off our US tour with Wild Moccasins at Grand Central!"

And boy, we were so hyped! Especially 'cause we'd just chatted with frontguy Kevin Barnes about the new album, Lousy With Sylvianbriar! And we'd even met Mr. Of Montreal's alterego, the beautiful Georgie Fruit!

But then we heard that Kevin and his psychedelic indie-pop crew had experienced serious automotive failure out there on America's highways. And canceled tonight's concert in the Magic City.

See also:

-Kevin Barnes on Being Georgie Fruit: "I Never Ask, 'Who Am I Right Now?'"

-Of Montreal's Kevin Barnes Talks Finished New Album, Lousy With Sylvianbriar

"Unfortunately," a Grand Central rep tells Crossfade, "their bus broke down and it's impossible for them to make it in time for tonight's show."

But the good news: "We have rescheduled for July 5. All tickets already purchased will be honored. And those that want refunds can request one."

And more good news: "Tonight's concert," Of Montreal's record label says, "will be the only show affected."

Of Montreal's Spring/Summer 2013 Tour Schedule

May 3 Miami, FL, Grand Central Canceled

May 4 Orlando, FL, The Social

May 5 Baton Rouge, LA, Varsity Theater

May 6 Austin, TX, Mohawk

May 7 El Paso, TX, Tricky Falls

May 8 Phoenix, AZ, Crescent Ballroom

May 9 Los Angeles, CA, Echoplex

May 10 San Francisco, CA, Slim's

May 11 Portland, OR, Wonder Ballroom

May 12 Seattle, WA, Vera Project

May 14 Minneapolis, MN, Cedar Cultural Center

May 16 Milwaukee, WI, Pabst Theatre

May 17 Chicago, IL, Lincoln Hall

May 18 Covington, KY, The Madison Theater

May 19 Pontiac, MI, Crofoot Ballroom

May 20 Buffalo, NY, Town Ballroom

May 21 Boston, MA, Paradise

May 22 Brooklyn, NY, Music Hall of Williamsburg

May 23 Richmond, VA, Canal Club

May 24 Greensboro, NC, Blind Tiger

May 25 Frederick, MD, Flying Dog Brewery

May 28 Honolulu, HI, Republik

June 1 Nagano, Japan, Taico Club Festival

July 5 Miami, FL, Grand Central

Of Montreal. Friday, May 3. Friday, July 5. Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami. The show starts at 8 p.m. All ages. Call 305-377-2277 or visit grandcentralmiami.com.

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