Welcome

Thank you for visiting paducahsun.com, the online home of The Paducah Sun.

Calendar
June 2012
S M T W T F S
27 28 29 30 31 01 02

Click here to submit an event.

Kings of Leon prepares for 1st show since injury

NEW YORK - A brotherly reunion is coming to the City of Brotherly Love: Family band Kings of Leon will play its first show Sunday in Philadelphia since drummer Nathan Followill injured his ribs.

The group will headline the second night of the "Budweiser Made In America" festival on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

Kanye West and Steve Aoki will perform on the first night of the two-day festival over Labor Day weekend.

Kings of Leon lead singer Caleb Followill said in an interview Friday that his younger brother is "doing good" since he broke his ribs after the band's tour bus driver was forced to stop short when a pedestrian crossed the street in front of the vehicle.

"He has this protective gear that he's wearing that's there to help him," Caleb said. "(On Thursday), we went in (to rehearsal) and we kind of loosened up a little bit, played five or six songs. (On Friday), we went in and played more, but by the end of it he was definitely tired."

The band includes youngest brother Jared Followill, who plays bass, and cousin Matthew Followill, who plays guitar. They cancelled two weeks of shows after the Aug. 9 incident and were set to mark a comeback on Thursday, but decided to postpone more shows.

Comments made about this article - 0 Total

Comment on this article

Your comment has been submitted for approval
captcha dec959fb8cca498d9c103534693ede59
Top Classifieds
  • HAVANESE PUPS AKC Home Raised, Best H ... Details
  • PILLOW TOPmattress sets NEW in pl ... Details
  • SEEING is believing! Don't b ... Details
  • Corner Lot 1 acre $12,000 Kevil 27048 ... Details

Most Popular
  1. Soccer player Pulido overpowered kidnappers
  2. PRECAUTIONS Zika threat requires community response
  3. Four-way race not out of the question
  1. PAC 'slush' gives Ky. congressmen a lavish lifestyle
  2. Man arrested after chase in McCracken
  3. 3rd generation actor takes to Market House Theatre stage
  1. Poll: Voters feeling helpless in 2016
  2. Soccer player Pulido overpowered kidnappers
  3. Anthropologist follows trail of hobo graffiti
Discussion

Check out these recently discussed stories and voice your opinion...