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Modest Mouse cancels Duluth show an hour before it was due to start

Rude.

Duluth music fans were left more than a little unhappy after Modest Mouse canceled its gig less than an hour before it was due to start.

The indie rockers, known for songs such as "Float On," tweeted at 6:13 p.m. that the show at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC) was canceled, with the show set to start at 7 p.m.

"The band apologizes to its fans in Duluth and hopes to return soon," it added. "Refunds will be available at point of purchase."

Modest Mouse had done the same thing just a day earlier, canceling its planned show in La Crosse, Wisconsin due to "unforeseen circumstances."

No reason has been given for either cancelation. 

The DECC was similarly surprised by the decision, tweeting: "We sincerely apologize for all guests who have traveled near and far." 

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The Duluth News Tribune reports that DECC employees found out about the cancelation just minutes before it was announced, with employees told backstage just minutes before ticket holders began to show up.

Needless to say, fans who had tickets and traveled to Duluth for the show weren't impressed, which included some who had booked hotel rooms for the night.

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