Why Bauhaus canceled its upcoming North America tour dates

Bauhaus has lower its 2022 tour brief, saying Wednesday in an announcement that it has canceled its North American tour dates “for the remainder of the year” as frontman Peter Murphy, 65, prioritizes his well being.

“Following a string of critically-hailed reunion shows across continents, Peter Murphy will be entering a rehabilitation facility to attend to his health and well-being,” the assertion stated.

In April, the group — composed of Murphy, Daniel Ash, Kevin Haskins and David J — introduced their newest tour dates. The band carried out at Pasadena’s Merciless World Pageant in Could earlier than heading to Northern California, Colorado and Arizona.

They most just lately carried out Aug. 27 at EDP Vilar de Mouros in Portugal. Bauhaus was set to return to North America with a cease in Toronto on Sept. 6, with the ultimate present set for Sept. 23 on the Tabernacle in Atlanta.

Followers ought to contact their level of buy for ticket refunds, based on the discharge.

Murphy’s upcoming time in rehab comes three years after he suffered a coronary heart assault in New York. In 2019, the singer was hospitalized after he skilled shortness of breath whereas making ready to carry out at Greenwich Village’s Le Poisson Rouge the place he had a residency. His exhibits had been indefinitely postponed.

Like most artists, Bauhaus took a break from reside performances in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which was a “challenging phase.”

“This situation is unprecedented and incredibly dynamic with a continually moving target. We, the band and our team, are working diligently to establish new time frames for the concerts. Please note – ‘where possible’ original tickets will remain valid for the new dates. We thank you for your continued patience,” the band wrote on Instagram in Could 2020. “Please keep safe and we look forward to playing again as soon as it is possible.”