Guided By Voices have been forced to cancel a host of summer tour dates after drummer Jon McCann broke his hand over the weekend. The group will fulfill two festival engagements — Saturday (July 21) at the Siren Festival on New York’s Coney Island and Wednesday (July 25) at WPLY Philadelphia’s Fez-tival — with former drummer Jim MacPherson sitting in for McCann. GBV will attempt to reschedule the affected dates for the fall; in the meantime, refunds are available at point of purchase.
Stay tuned to the group’s As previously reported, the tour commemorates the 10-year anniversary of the group’s first live gig in its hometown of Manchester.
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