My Morning Jacket postpone European tour

The band’s January dates are off due to illness

My Morning Jacket have postponed their forthcoming European tour.

The band were due to play a series of dates in January but have put the dates on hold after band member Jim James became ill.

The band’s management have issued the following statement regarding the tour:

Jim James of My Morning Jacket will be sidelined for a while due to health complications related to pneumonia. My Morning Jacket will unfortunately have to cancel an upcoming show on New Years Eve as well as their European tour that was to begin on January 18, 2006.

“The band would like to extend their sincerest apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. My Morning Jacket hope to reschedule the European dates as soon as Jim is fully recovered and able to perform. We thank you for your understanding.”

The affected UK dates are:

Birmingham Academy (Jan 18)

Bristol University (19)

Manchester Academy (20)

Glasgow Oran Mor (21)

Nottingham Rescue Rooms (23)

Brighton Concorde (24)