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Brand New shows in UK, Ireland canceled

November 13 2017, 8:56 AM EST By AltPress


[Photo credit: Ryan Bakerink]

Following Brand New's supporting act dropping out of upcoming shows, as well as touring member Kevin Devine dropping from their tour, the band have shared a statement saying their forthcoming tour dates have been postponed, with the venues sharing statements that they have canceled the forthcoming shows.

Read more: Brand new’s Jesse Lacey releases statement on sexual misconduct allegations

Read Brand New's Facebook update below:

Due to the events of the last few days, Brand New will be postponing it's upcoming three shows in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Ticket refunds will be accepted at the original point of purchase.

And read updates from the venues below:

The announcement comes after frontman Jesse Lacey shared a statement in regards to the sexual misconduct allegations made against him.

"The actions of my past have caused pain and harm to a number of people, and I want to say that I am absolutely sorry," Lacey writes.

"I do not stand in defense of myself nor do I forgive myself. I was selfish, narcissistic, and insensitive in my past, and there are a number of people who have had to shoulder the burden of my failures. I apologize for the hurt I have caused, and hope to be able to take the correct actions to earn forgiveness and trust."

Devine released his own statement yesterday shorty after Lacey's.

“I want to address the allegations against Jesse" Devine. "I believe that it is critically important to really listen to & hear people who speak out about abuse of power & sexual misconduct. I fully support that decision in this situation, which I’m sure was incredibly difficult, and I hope she is supported in the next part of her journey toward healing. I had not heard the story prior to it being made public yesterday. I’m heartbroken for her & for every person who absorbs & subsequently has to figure out how to live with this type of trauma. We all need to do a lot better, myself very much included.”

You can read his statement in full here.

DIY indie band Martha have pulled from their supporting gig upporting gig with Brand New, saying "Support survivors always."

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