Wilco axe November UK tour

Jeff Tweedy and co announce new Australian dates

Wilco have scrapped their previously scheduled UK tour, which had been due to commence in Manchester on November 2.

The band have cited “scheduling conflicts” for the cancellations, and have referred fans to the individual gig promoters for refund information.

However, they claim they will be returning to the UK in 2008.

The cancelled UK dates are:

Manchester University (November 2)

Newcastle Carling Academy (3)

Birmingham Carling Academy (4)

London Brixton Academy (5)

Wilco have also announced details of a new Australia and New Zealand tour for March 2008.

The tour dates are:

Sydney Enmore Theatre (March 18)

Brisbane Tivoli (19)

Byron Bay East Coast Blues Festival (20)

Auckland New Zealand Festival (22)

Wellington Front Room (23)

Melbourne Palace Theatre (26, 27)