Newcastle's Little Comets have today cancelled all remaining UK tour dates due to bass player Matt contracting swine flu. The band were due to play the Adelphi in Hull tonight, with further dates in Edinburgh, Sheffield and Cambridge over the next few days.
In a statement, the band said:
With heavy hearts and truncated arteries we have to announce a cessation in gigs for 2009. unfortunately our matthew has contracted swine flu and can't currently control himself in any of the key MRS. GREN areas. we also have had to cancel the making of a video for joanna so it wasn't a decision we took lightly.
We massively apologise for not being able to play in hull, edinburgh, sheffield and cambridge but will try our hardest to reschedule these dates for february of next year. if you can't or aren't able to make it in the future then no doubt you'll get a lovely refund. we're trying to sort this out as quickly as possible so will let you know when we know what the craic is...
Refunds can be obtained at your point of purchase.