Kanye West postponed three concert dates Thursday after a truck carrying video equipment for the show was involved in an accident.
According to a representative from Def Jam, a custom-made video truss and 60-foot LED screen were damaged in the accident. West’s shows in Vancouver, Denver and Minneapolis have been postponed. A spokesperson from Def Jam told Fader information about the postponed dates would be announced.
“Yesterday, on the road to Vancouver, a truck carrying The Yeezus Tour’s custom-made video truss and 60-ft circular LED screen was in an accident that damaged the gear beyond repair.
This gear is central to the staging of The Yeezus Tour, and central to the creative vision put forth by Kanye West and his design team at DONDA.
As a result of this event, it is impossible to put on the show and The Yeezus Tour will be postponed until these essential pieces can be reengineered and refabricated.
Kanye West will not compromise on bringing the show, as it was originally envisioned and designed, to his fans.
The Vancouver, Denver and Minneapolis dates have been postponed. Further details on the affected tour dates will be announced shortly.”
It is the second time West’s Vancouver date has been postponed. He has also rescheduled his performance in Anaheim and cancelled a date in Salt Lake City.