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Confirmed: Jamiroquai to Continue European Tour After Tragic Accident

March 26, 2011 (3:02 am) GMT
Though canceling a show in France, the band announce they will press ahead with their Rock Dust Light Star tour by performing at the Olympiahalle in Munich, Germany on Saturday, March 26.

British funk stars have confirmed plans to press ahead with their European tour following the tragic death of a crew member at a gig venue in France on Thursday, March 24. The band canceled a show at Lyon's Halle Tony Garnier Arena after the unnamed 26-year-old technician slipped as he constructed the group's stage set and plunged 50 feet (15 meters) to his death.

The musicians released a statement voicing their sadness about the tragedy and called off the show as a mark of respect. They have now confirmed they are heading to Germany to continue with their Rock Dust Light Star tour and press on with a planned show at the Olympiahalle in Munich on Saturday, March 26.

A message posted on the band's Facebook page reads, "Things feel a little strange today but (we're) gonna focus 100 per cent on the next show at Olympiahalle. Thanks to everyone - you're amazing!"

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