Ida Maria pulls Oxegen and T In The Park performances

Singer is ruled out with a sore throat

Ida Maria
Ida Maria has pulled out of T In The Park and Oxegen Festival after being struck down with throat problems.

The singer was due to make an appearance in Ireland today (July 12) and play the Kinross site tomorrow (July 13) but has cancelled both performances.

Writing on her Myspace page, the singer said: "Hello from rainy Stockholm. So it seems I've got acute lymph something something.

"It's nothing too serious, but I've been ordered not to move. Apparently there are 'stress and toxic symptoms', but I don't feel stressed, just fucking painful."

She added: "The really bad part is that I've had to cancel T In The Park and Oxegen. Sigh. Really sorry about that. Seems that two years of non-stop touring have finally caught up with me. But I'll be back fighting fit before you know it."

Liam Finn is now due to replace Maria on Oxegen's 2FM New Band Stage at 7.15pm (BST) tonight.

Keep up with all the action from T In The Park and Oxegen Festival this weekend (July 11-13) as it happens on NME.COM.

For news, pictures and blogs keep checking the NME.COM's T In The Park and Oxegen pages. Plus make sure you get next week's issue of NME, on UK newsstands from July 16, for the ultimate T In The Park and Oxegen Festival review.

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