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Los Lonely Boys' Henry Garza Goes to Hospital After Stage Fall

Singer being monitored for 'significant spinal or neck injuries'

Henry Garza of Los Lonely Boys in Los Angeles, California.
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March 1, 2013 12:35 PM ET

Los Lonely Boys frontman Henry Garza was hospitalized yesterday after falling off the stage during their Tuesday show in Los Angeles' Downey Civic Theater. After the band's set, Garza walked towards the front of the stage to greet fans, but fell into the orchestra pit. "Brother Joey Garza quickly jumped down to his aid, and Henry was transported to the hospital," reads a note on Los Lonely Boys' Facebook page. "Doctors are observing Mr. Garza's condition to make sure the trauma has not led to significant spinal or neck injuries."

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Los Lonely Boys are in the middle of a tour, and have canceled shows in Hawaii for tonight, Saturday and Sunday. They've also been working on a followup to 2011's Rockpango.

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