~Leroi Moore dies~

Leroi Moore, 46 year old saxaphonist died August 19 due to complications from an atv accident June 20.  TMZ.com quotes a DMB "rep" as saying:

"LeRoi Moore, saxophonist and founding member of Dave Matthews Band, died unexpectedly Tuesday afternoon, August 19, 2008, at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles from sudden complications stemming from his June ATV accident on his farm near Charlottesville, Virginia. Moore had recently returned to his Los Angeles home to begin an intensive physical rehabilitation program."  The official site confirmed this news around 10:30 pm eastern Tuesday night.

July 2, 2008-

Update on Leroi
Leroi Moore will be out longer than first thought.

From  the June 30 ATV accident. Leroi Moore suffered a punctured lung and broken ribs.   He is still a patient at  the University of Virginia Health Center.  

Leroi may be out a year. It is most likely that he will not return to this tour.

July 1, 2008-  

Leroi's Condition upgraded
LeRoi Moore's condition at the University of Virginia Health Center has been upgraded from "serious" to "fair".

June 30, 2008- 

Leroi Moore involved in ATV accident

Dave Matthews Band saxophonist  LeRoi Moore was injured today  in an ATV accident.

LeRoi was riding on his farm outside Charlottesville, Virginia.  He is in serious condition at the University of Virginia Health Center.

Beginning tomorrow saxophonist Jeff Coffin from the Bela Fleck and the Flecktones' will be playing with Dave Matthews Band until LeRoi has made a recovery.

information from antsmarching.org

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