Singer James Skelly has lost his voice...

Coral have cancelled shows in IRELAND because JAMES SKELLY has lost his voice.

The band were scheduled to play in Belfast Ulster Hall last night (December 11) and in Dublin tonight as part of a December tour. However, the shows were pulled at the eleventh hour.

A statement on the band’s official website reads: “Regrettably, Coralhave had to cancel tonight and tomorrow night’s shows in Belfast and Dublin as James has lost his voice.”

The shows will be rescheduled for the new year and ticketholders should keep the tickets they have.

The rest of the tour calls at:

Warrington Parr Hall (December 16)

York Barbican Centre (18)

Liverpool Royal Court (19-20)

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