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Toots and the Maytals Cancels Tour: Singer Injured by Unruly Fan

Toots Hibbert was struck by a glass bottle a fan threw at him earlier this month, an incident that resulted in injuries serious enough for the reggae singer to cancel his entire tour.

Billboard reports that Hibbert — whose real name Frederick Hibbert — is still undergoing treatment for injuries stemming from the vodka bottle a 19-year-old hurled at his head at a concert in Richmond, Va.

Hibbert, who fronts Toots and the Maytals, had to cut short the band’s set at the Dominion Riverrock outdoor sports and music festival after the attack. Police said the concertgoer in question has been charged with aggravated assault.

Reports of unruly fans have been disturbingly common in recent months. On Monday, Beyonce scolded a fan in Copenhagen who took it upon himself to slap her rear.

The following U.S. dates of Toots and the Maytals’ tour have been canceled as Hibbert recuperates in Jamaica:

May 29 – Rams Head On Stage (Acoustic). Annapolis, MD
May 30 – Ithaca, NY. The State Theater (Acoustic)
May 31 – South Orange, NJ. South Orange Performing Arts Center (Acoustic)
Jun 01 – Norfolk, CT. Infinity Hall (Acoustic)

Source: Huff Post

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