Tiësto cancels gigs after knocking himself out before set in San Diego

Collision with a giant LED screen forces the Dutch DJ to cancel shows

Tiësto was forced to cancel two shows after knocking himself on a giant flatscreen en route to his decks.

According to The Guardian, the Dutch DJ was forced to cancel his headlining set at Electric Bounce House at San Diego’s SAP Center on Friday (March 21) after reportedly being diagnosed with concussion by paramedics on the scene.

Reports claim that Tiësto still wanted to play despite bleeding but his management refused to allow it. The accident also meant that he was unable to play a set at the Hollywood Palladium in LA on Saturday night alongside Afrojack and Lil Jon.


Writing on Twitter, Tiësto joked: “I took that American expression ‘go knock yourself out’ too literally Friday night in the Bay Area…”

Fellow EDM big-name Skrillex admitted to TMZ that he could sympathise with the DJ after a similar experience in Mexico last year when he ran into a bulwark at the end of his set.

Tiësto is currently working on his first studio album in nearly five years.

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