'Passport-related travel issues' force cancellations

The Very Best have been forced to cancel two dates on their current North American tour.

Tomorrow night’s show at Chicago, IllinoisBottom Lounge (October 29) and Friday’s Toronto, Ontatrio show at Wrongbar (October 30), have been pulled because of “passport-related travel issues.”

According to the band’s publicist, singer Esau Mwamwaya has had problems with his passport. The group had already cancelled shows at CMJ as well as their Los Angeles and San Francisco dates.

Assuring fans they will still play their Brooklyn gig on October 31 as well as the rest of the tour, the band will play two shows and DJ sets in London in November and December.

The Very Best will play:

Brooklyn, NY, TBA (October 31)
Boston, MA, Great Scott (November 1)
Washington, DC, DC9 (2)
Philadelphia, PA, Johnny Brenda’s (3)
Notting Hill Arts Club [DJ set] (6)
ICA, London (30)
Cargo, London (December 4)
Notting Hill Arts Club [DJ set] (4)