Local boys Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs need your help to make good on their scheduled tour dates with Frank Turner and Bad Cop/Bad Cop this September. The band’s tour van was totalled after being involved in an accident on their way back from River & Sky Festival in West Nipissing over the weekend.
First off, we are happy to report that everyone is okay. But on our way home from River & Sky this afternoon, there was an accident. We were headed south just outside of Bracebridge. It was raining but traffic was steady. A car swerved in front of us cutting the van off while simultaneously coming to a sudden stop. We were forced to swerve into the guard rail to avoid hitting the car and the van began sliding due to the rain and poor road conditions. We struck the railing and then slid back into traffic and clipped another vehicle. Our front left tire is underneath the van right now. The whole left front side is totaled and the right side of the van suffered considerable damage from hitting the rail. As you may know, we are currently are slated to tour with Frank Turner and Bad Cop/Bad Cop this September in addition to a number of locally based shows throughout the rest of the summer. In order to keep the dream alive we turn to you: the people. Our supporters and our friends. Please consider any small donation if you are able to help. The show must go on!
Come out and help Sam and Co. get their arses back on the road!