After the tragic news Monday of the passing of legend Keith Flint, artists from all backgrounds have shared their condolences. It also comes with the sad news that The Prodigy has canceled all upcoming tour dates. The group announced on Twitter in a straightforward, yet emotional statement that “all forthcoming Prodigy shows will be canceled with immediate effect”.
Originally, the group had a full schedule set to play at various venues across the United States and even headlining a London event in August. It had also been reported that they were set to perform at Glastonbury Festival this June. The lineup has not been announced, but event organizer Emily Eavis stated that they were booked to be at the festival this summer.
“We are so saddened to hear the news about the passing of Keith Flint,” she wrote on Instagram. “He’s played here so many times over the years with the Prodigy and was booked to play this year. “What an incredible frontman, he gave us all so much life and energy.”
– Emily Eavis
Keith Flint will be remembered as one of the greatest legends in the electronic music world. From his iconic appearance to his immense amount of energy on stage, it will be impossible to replace such a talented artist. For now, we wish that his fellow friends and family keep strong during this emotional time.
Following the tragic death of Keith Flint all forthcoming Prodigy shows will be cancelled with immediate effect.
— The Prodigy (@the_prodigy) March 5, 2019