Fans of B.C. rock musician Matthew Good took to social media on Tuesday night to offer their thoughts and prayers to the 46-year-old after he collapsed onstage while performing at Edmonton’s Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium.
A tweet posted to Good’s Twitter account confirmed the singer had been taken to hospital.
“Matt’s been under the weather recently, but still wanted to go on with the show,” the tweet read. “Unfortunately he couldn’t carry on with the performance, and as a precautionary measure he has been taken to the hospital. We’ll keep everyone updated.”
Good’s Twitter account did not elaborate on what caused the musician to feel under the weather.
Good’s spokesperson has since released a statement to ET Canada confirming Wednesday’s Prince George, B.C. concert at the CN Centre would now be taking place Thursday to allow the singer time to “rest and recover.”
They added that all tickets bought for Wednesday’s show would be valid for the rescheduled date.
Watch below: Canadian musician Matthew Good collapsed on stage while performing in Edmonton on Tuesday night and a concertgoer who was just a few rows away said “everything just came to a halt” afterwards.
The news comes after a video was posted to Instagram on Tuesday night that showed Good slumped over as he was carried off stage.
Another video shot by a concertgoer showed Our Lady Peace singer Raine Maida addressing the crowd after Good collapsed. Maida explained that Good had collapsed due to pneumonia.
“[Matthew Good] wanted to do the show and he tried to do it and you saw what happened,” Maida told the crowd before encouraging them to applaud for the “Hello Time Bomb” singer.
Watch below: Canadian rocker Matthew Good collapsed on stage while performing in Edmonton on Tuesday night. He was on tour with Our Lady Peace. The singer of that band, Raine Maida, spoke to the crowd after the incident unfolded.
Don Amero was one of the hundreds of concertgoers in attendance Tuesday night. From his seat in the sixth row from the stage, he told Global News he was shocked by what he saw.
“We were just sort of like in awe that we just sort of saw this happen in real life,” Amero said. “I haven’t been to many Matthew [Good] concerts so I wasn’t sure what the vibe was, but he seemed a little off to me… things just didn’t seem right and then about four songs in, he just collapsed on the stage.”
Amero said that midway through Our Lady Peace’s set, Maida told the crowd he was texting Good.
Then, a few songs later, Maida told the crowd that Good had responded with a sense of humour, saying, “he blames the drummer for playing too fast.”
“Clearly he wasn’t in the shape to be on the stage,” Amero added.
Tuesday marked the second night that Good was to perform in Edmonton along with Canadian rock heavyweights Our Lady Peace.
The Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium declined to comment on the incident.
Good’s official Twitter page offered an update on the musician’s condition, saying he would be unable to perform at Thursday night’s Prince George concert.
Good and Our Lady Peace are currently on a cross-country tour that began in St. John’s, N.L. earlier this month. The acts are set to end the string of dates in Kelowna and Abbotsford.
-With files from The Canadian Press
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