iForward, Russia! have been forced to cancel a US show, due to the strain on singer Tom Woodhead’s voice.
The gig was the band’s first scheduled CMJ performance at Musebox party at Fontanas in New York. It was due to take place tonight (October 31).
In a statement the band said: “We have a non-stop tour schedule, and we felt that it is better to give Tom recovery time now instead of causing him to lose his voice for ever and ever.”
The band are still scheduled to play:
New York Mercury Lounge (November 2)
New York Fontanas (3)
Boston Great Scott (27)
New York Bowery Ballroom (28)
Philadelphia Johnny Brenda’s (29)
Montreal Mile End Cultural Centre Main Hall (30)
Toronto The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern (December 1)
Detroit Magic Stick (2)
Cleveland Grog Shop (4)
Chicago Empty Bottle (5)
Minneapolis Triple Rock (6)
Kansas City The Record Bar (8)
Oklahoma City Conservatory (9)
Dallas Gypsy Tea Room (10)
Austin Stubbs (11)
Houston Walters (12)
Atlanta Earl (14)
Chapel Hill Local 506 (15)
Washington Black Cat (16)
–Filed in New York.