Devo has been forced to postpone upcoming live dates due to a hand injury sustained by guitarist Bob Mothersbaugh. A glass shard sliced Mothersbaugh’s right thumb to the bone, severing a tendon. He underwent immediate emergency surgery and is expected to make a full recovery after proper care and therapy. Most of Devo’s upcoming November dates will be rescheduled for next spring.
Devo founding members Mark Mothersbaugh and Gerald Casale will still attend Moogfest on October 29, in Asheville, NC. As previously announced, Devo have been awarded the first-ever Moog Innovation Award by Moog Music. The Moog Innovation Award celebrates pioneering artists whose genre-defying work exemplifies the bold, innovative spirit of Bob Moog. Past recipients of the previously titled Moog Award include Keith Emerson, Herb Deutsch, Gershon Kingsley, Jan Hammer, and Bernie Worrell.