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Black Crowes Cancel California Shows Due to Illness

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The Black Crowes announced today that five concerts, including the ones at the Greek Theatre, The Bowl in Santa Barbara and at San Diego's Street Scene, have been canceled due to illness. "Despite our efforts, it is not possible to reschedule the canceled shows at this time. However, efforts are being made to reschedule these markets in early 2009. Fans are encouraged to obtain refunds from their original place of purchase," The Black Crowes wrote in an e-mail (posted in full here). Thank you to all who entered the contest to win tickets, we're sorry for the inconvenience. Another contest has been posted for this Sunday's My Morning Jacket show.

To our fans, We sincerely regret to inform you that the following dates are being cancelled due to an unexpected illness: 9/16 Mesa, AZ 9/17 Los Angeles, CA 9/19 Santa Barbara, CA 9/20 San Diego Street Scene San Diego, CA 9/21 Santa Rosa, CA * All remaining dates on the 2008 tour will take place as scheduled. * Despite our efforts, it is not possible to reschedule the canceled shows at this time. However, efforts are being made to reschedule these markets in early 2009. Fans are encouraged to obtain refunds from their original place of purchase. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this situation may cause our fans, are greatly appreciate of your understanding and look forward to seeing you soon. -The Black Crowes