The Blackout cancel remaining UK dates following illness

Singer Gavin Butler suffers hemiplegic migraine at last night's (October 26) Manchester show

The Blackout have been forced to cancel the remaining dates of their UK tour due to illness.

Last night (October 26), lead singer Gavin Butler had to leave the stage before the end of the band’s set in Manchester after suffering a hemiplegic migraine – a neurological disorder that affects motor skills, including speech.

After consulting with doctors, the band have come to the decision to postpone the show until further notice while Butler recovers from his serious illness. Announcing the news on Facebook, the band wrote:


The cancelled tour dates are as follows:

London, Shepherds Bush Empire (October 27)
Glasgow, QMU (29)
Norwich, Waterfront (30)
Nottingham, Rock City (31)
Newcastle, Academy 2 (November 1)
Belfast, Mandela Hall (2)
Dublin, Academy (3)