Lianne La Havas cancels gigs because of serious illness


Lianne La Havas

Singer Lianne La Havas has been forced to cancel three dates from her forthcoming UK tour because of serious illness.

The 23-year-old wrote a message to fans and posted a photo of herself online from her hospital bed.

"Hi everyone, I'm very sick and I'm sorry to say that I have had to cancel some shows at the beginning of the tour," she said.

The shows, at the beginning of her tour, are to be rescheduled.

Her gigs tonight in Glasgow (5 October), Edinburgh (6), and Liverpool (7) have been cancelled.

Her management says new dates will be announced soon. All tickets will be valid for the rescheduled shows.

"I will be singing and shredding as soon as they discharge me. Love from the hospital and from me xx," the singer added on her Facebook page.

Dates that are still going ahead:

Junction, Cambridge - 8 October

Ritz, Manchester - 10

Shepherd's Bush Empire, London - 11

HMV Institute, Birmingham - 12

Stylus, Leeds - 14

Fire Station, Bournemouth - 17

Concorde 2, Brighton - 18

Leadmill, Sheffield - 20

O2 Academy, Bristol - 21

O2 Academy, Oxford - 22