Ryan Adams returns to live action

A handful of dates are lined-up for the alt-country troubadour

Ryan Adams is to mount a short US tour following an ear infection.

The singer-songwriter who recently released his second album of 2005, ‘Jacksonville City Nights’ with his band The Cardinals, is to play a handful of US dates – including two opening for Willie Nelson in New York.

Adams will play the following dates:

Las Vegas Vegoose (Oct 29)

New York Beacon Theater (Nov 16,17)

Adams recently explained that his touring schedule this year has been interrupted due to him suffering from a cyst in one of his ears.

“It’s a pain in the arse,” he told Rolling Stone. “I’ve got a rather large cyst lodged where my ear ends and my temple begins. Right now we’re waiting for it to get uninfected enough to get in there and tear some more shit out.”