Janet Weiss Recovering After Car Accident, Cancels Quasi Tour

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Janet Weiss with Sleater-Kinney in 2015 (Taylor Hill/WireImage)
Janet Weiss with Sleater-Kinney in 2015 (Taylor Hill/WireImage)

Tonight, Janet Weiss revealed that she’s recovering after being concerned in a automobile accident final weekend that left her with a damaged proper leg and left collar bone. Her planned upcoming shows with Quasi have been canceled. She says her restoration time is 12 weeks.

“As thoroughly bummed as I am about canceling the shows, I’m also incredibly thankful the accident wasn’t worse and so happy to be alive,” she wrote. “I am lucky my injuries will heal and I’ll be back at it in a couple months.” Weiss thanked her surgeon, nurses, and household. “Hug your people and tell them you love them,” she wrote. Read her total word beneath.

Earlier this yr, Weiss introduced her departure from Sleater-Kinney. She contributed to their new album The Center Won’t Hold, which is out this Friday. Following her announcement, she appeared at Newport Folk Festival and played drums for Kermit.