Modest Mouse Books First Show Since Death of Drummer, Jeremiah Green

The rock band Modest Mouse has booked its first show since the recent death of their drummer Jeremiah Green.

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The new show is a co-headlining gig at the In Between Days Festival later this summer on August 19 and 20 at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Quincy, Massachusetts.

“Modest Mouse’s management has indicated to us that the band is committed to performing at In Between Days,” the festival’s organizers said in a press statement. “Out of respect for the band, any other messages or statements regarding personnel or specifics will come from the band itself at a later date. In Between Days has made a donation to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in memory of Jeremiah Green.”

As many music fans know, Green died on New Year’s Eve (December 31) after a short bout with cancer. He was just 45 years old.

A friend of Green’s, Marco Collins, shared the news on social media.

“I honestly hate having to give you this bad news. @sluglife (Jeremiah from @@ModestMouse) has unexpectedly passed away. I’m devastated. We all thought the prognosis was good, including his oncologist. His family asked that I release this press release:

“It is with a very heavy heart that the Green and Namatame families announce the passing of their husband, father, son, and brother, Jeremiah Green. Jeremiah, drummer and founding member of the Issaquah based band Modest Mouse, lost his courageous battle with cancer on December 31. He went peacefully in his sleep. Jeremiah was a light to so many. At this time the family is requesting privacy. More information will be forthcoming including a Celebration of Life for friends and fans in the coming months. Jeremiah’s loved ones would like to thank everyone for their continued well wishes and support.”

In Between Days festival will also include acts like Trampled by Turtles, Cautious Clay, Paper Tigers the reunited Sunny Day Real Estate, and more. Tickets for the fest are on sale now via its website.

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