Bastille and Kasabian Cancel Asia Tour Dates

By Valerie Osipov, August 22, 2018

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Yesterday, British indie pop band Bastille announced on Twitter that they would be postponing their Asia tour due to "unforseen circumstances and the inability to perform these shows." This not only includes the highly anticipated stops in Beijing and Shanghai but Hong Kong and Taipei as well. 

Screengrab via Twitter

It seems that bad news comes in twos – fellow UK rockers Kasabian announced on Twitter that they would also be cancelling their upcoming gig in Shanghai. The band was set to perform with Bastille at B-Land Festival on August 29. 

Screengrab via Twitter

No exact details regarding the reason behind the sudden cancellation have been released but Bastille expressed hopes to visit Asia in 2019. Ticket holders can contact B-Land directly for information on refunds.

[Cover image courtesy of promoters]

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