Foo Fighters’ RFK Stadium gig will proceed as scheduled

WASHINGTON — Almost two weeks ago, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl emailed a graphic letter to media outlets, detailing his injury that threatened to sideline him and put an end to an Independence Day concert in D.C.

During a performance of “Monkey Wrench” in Sweden, Grohl dropped 12 feet off the stage — feet first — dislocating his ankle “and snapping my fibula like an old pair of take out chopsticks,” he wrote.

As a result, it was unclear whether the band’s local daylong July Fourth show would proceed as scheduled.

“My doctors have advised me to lay low for a while,” Grohl wrote on the Foo Fighters’ website. “The most important thing now is for me to recover from the surgery, to keep my leg elevated so as to keep swelling down and prevent any infection/complication that could do long term damage.”

Fret not, Foo fans. It looks like the RFK Stadium show will go on, according to a tweet from the band’s account.

Grohl’s participation is not yet known, but it’s tough to think the Springfield, Virginia, native would miss this kind of gig. Last year, the band put on a surprise show at the Black Cat. An episode of his HBO series, “Sonic Highways,” spotlighted the D.C. music scene.

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